just check this today.....re BA/COMAIR
taken from TI
"(Updated by Candice on 1 June 2006)
Comair Limited only accepts Hunting Rifles & Sporting Rifles/Guns. No personal Handguns used for personal protection will be accepted.
All firearms & ammunition must be carried as checked baggage & are not allowed to be taken into the aircraft cabin. All firearms carried as checked baggage must be unloaded, have the safety catch on & be suitably packed.
The passenger has to make sure that he/she has all the correct documentation for the firearm & ammunition.
Firearm Handling into or out of George Airport
Please be advised that there is no authorised security company at George Airport to handle any firearms for any airline. Until further notice, no hunting rifles or sporting firearms may be accepted for Comair Limited flights to or from George. "