/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Be ready for security during the busy March break at Victoria International Airport/

VICTORIA, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to an information session aimed at providing passengers with advice to breeze through security at Victoria International Airport during the busy March break. Close to 25,000 passengers are expected through security over the coming days. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants to make sure that the screening experience is quick and hassle-free for all passengers.   

 

Where: 

Victoria International Airport


Near the security screening checkpoint (departure)



When:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017  


10:00 a.m.     



Photo Op:

Interview with the CATSA Spokespersons


Intercepted items from passengers' carry-on baggage

 

CATSA, established in 2002, is a Crown corporation responsible for:

  • Pre-board screening – the screening of passengers, their carry-on baggage and their personal belongings;
  • Hold baggage screening – the screening of checked baggage;
  • Non-passenger screening – the screening of non-passengers on a random basis; and
  • Restricted Area Identity Card – the administration of access control to airport restricted areas through biometric identifiers.

SOURCE Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)

For further information: CATSA Communications, Mathieu Larocque, 613-998-4527, Mathieu.larocque@catsa.gc.ca

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