Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority
The Calgary Airport Authority

The Calgary Airport Authority

December 14, 2010 13:43 ET

Media Advisory: CATSA Will Offer Tips and Tools for a Positive Holiday Travel Experience

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2010) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) and The Calgary Airport Authority invite members of the media to an information session aimed at providing air travellers with tips and tools to ensure a quick and efficient security screening process and a positive holiday travel experience. In addition to a display of surrendered items, CATSA will demonstrate how passengers who "pack smart" can accelerate the screening process.

Where: Calgary International Airport
  Concourse D – Departure Level North end of the Air Terminal Building
When: Thursday, December 16, 2010
10 AM Tips for travellers by CATSA
10:15 AM Demonstration at the security checkpoint
10:25 AM Photo Op (display of surrendered items)
10:30 AM Question Period

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.

The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation, incorporated under provincial legislation, responsible for the operation, management and development of Calgary International Airport and Springbank Airport under long-term lease from the Government of Canada.

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