Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

August 25, 2009 15:04 ET

Media Advisory: CATSA Pilot Project at Regina International Airport Aims to Enhance Security Screening and Educate Passengers

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2009) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) will unveil a new pilot project to test different security checkpoint configurations and procedures at Regina International Airport. The goal of the 14-week trial is to identify ways to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of security screening operations, and to educate passengers about avoiding unnecessary alarms.

When Thursday, August 27
9:30 AM

Where Regina International Airport
Regina Airport Authority Board Room and
Pre-board screening checkpoint

Who Jim Hunter, Chief Executive Officer,
Regina Airport Authority
Alex Hauszner, Regional Manager, CATSA

CATSA, established on April 1, 2002, is a federal Crown corporation that operates on a not-for-profit basis. It is responsible for the provision of key aviation security services such as pre-board screening of passengers and their belongings; random screening of non-passengers; and the acquisition, deployment and maintenance of explosives detection equipment at airports. CATSA is also responsible for the development and implementation of a restricted area identity card incorporating biometric features.

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