Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

December 17, 2008 11:18 ET

Media Advisory: CATSA Strengthens Efforts to Inform Passengers and Improve the Flow of Security Screening at Pearson International Airport

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2008) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) will unveil a new information campaign aimed at better informing air travellers about being prepared when passing through a security checkpoint at Canadian airports. The campaign will be rolled out in advance of the busy holiday travel period.

When: Thursday, December 18
10 AM

Where: Pearson International Airport
Terminal 1, Departures level
End of aisle A, adjacent to Passenger Security Screening
Point (next to The Travel Store)

Who: Grant Quinlan
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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