Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

December 13, 2010 10:30 ET

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

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2010) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) invites members of the media to the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport for an information session aimed at providing air travellers with tips and tools ensure a quick and efficient security screening process and a positive holiday travel experience. In addition to a display of surrendered items, CATSA present a simulation that will illustrate how passengers who "pack smart" can accelerate the screening process.

Where: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport 
  Door 7 
  US Departure Level (Transborder) 
  Near Van Houtte 
When: Tuesday, December 14, 2010  
  10:00 AM 
  10:00 AM Tips for travellers by CATSA
  10:15 AM Simulation
  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.

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