Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

July 10, 2009 11:00 ET

Media Advisory: This Summer, CATSA Wants Passengers to Pack Smart New Tools Will be Unveiled

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2009) - As the Stampede winds down and visitors are going back home, CATSA is reminding air travellers to pack smart before going to the airport. CATSA will also unveil new online tools to better inform air travellers.

When: July 13, 2009
11:00 A.M. (local Calgary time)

Where: Calgary International Airport
Departures Level - North end of the Air Terminal Building
near WestJet Check-in counters

Who: Mathieu Larocque, 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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