Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

July 08, 2009 13:48 ET

Media Advisory: This summer, CATSA Wants Passengers to Pack Smart - New Tools to Inform Air Travellers

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 8, 2009) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) will unveil new online tools to help passengers be better prepared before they come to the airport this summer. CATSA will also provide useful tips for summer travel.

When: July 10, 2009
10 A.M.

Where: Montreal-Trudeau Airport
Pre board Screening Checkpoint "B"
(International Departures)

Who: Mathieu Larocque, Spokesperson, 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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