Category:British Air Ferries

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British Air Ferries-BAF was created in continuation of British United Air Ferries in 1968. The group Air Holdings sold the company to Keegan family in 1971. BAF became a wholly owned subsidiary of Transmeridian Air Cargo (TMAC), a Stansted-based all-cargo airline controlled by the Keegan family. In 1975, BAF began replacing its remaining Carvairs with Handley Page Dart Herald turboprops on its cross-Channel routes linking Southend with Le Touquet, Ostend and Rotterdam. This resulted in these services being converted into ordinary passenger schedules and the Carvairs being transferred to cargo flying. On 1 January 1977, BAF operated its last car ferry service. On 1 January 1979, BAF transferred its entire scheduled operation including associated aircraft and staff to British Island Airways (BIA). As a result of the changes the airline underwent in the late 1970s and early 1980s, BAF mainly concentrated on leasing, charter and oil industry support work. Growing financial difficulties resulted in BAF being placed in administration in January 1988. A new holding company, called Mostjet, was formed within a year to enable the airline to emerge from administration in May 1989, the only British airline to do so at the time. The company was renamed British World Airlines.

This page lists all films, TV series, and video games that feature aircraft of British Air Ferries.

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