Monday 06 December 2021
A British press report revealed important information and details related to the ticket or the traveler’s card that entitles him to board the plane.
In its report, the British newspaper “The Sun” told the meaning of the letters and numbers on airline tickets, according to Sputnik.
According to the report, if the ticket contains the SSSS code (selecting a secondary security check), this means that there is a risk that you will be delayed for your flight, in other words, it means that there are additional procedures for travelers related to security and additional screening.
The report added, quoting airport security experts, that they recommend passengers whose tickets contain these numbers to come to the airport early in order to bypass security procedures and reveal their documents and display their bags.
The report added that the code is most often found on tickets for flights to the United States, Canada and Turkey, noting that the code may also reveal the direction of the flight through a specific number. If the number is even, then this means that you are heading east or north, and if it is odd, then this means that the flight is heading west or south.
The report concluded with an important note emphasized by the experts:
A “If you see the letters GTE on your boarding pass, it means that you may not get your own seat on board, because it has been sold to more than one person and there is an overbooking.”