Fly Dry - Restrictions on Liquids, Gels and Aerosols Still in Effect

    OTTAWA, March 6 /CNW Telbec/ - At the Canadian Air Transport Security
Authority (CATSA), our goal is to ensure that you have a secure and positive
air travel experience. We also want you to avoid unnecessary delays at the
pre-board screening checkpoint. Here are some packing tips for your upcoming
    Please note that restrictions on travelling with liquids, gels and
aerosols are still in effect. Should you choose to bring one of these items in
your carry-on baggage, please make sure that the items are packaged in
containers of 100 ml / 100 grams (3.4 oz) or less, and that the containers fit
in one clear, closed and re-sealable plastic bag no larger than 1 litre
(1 quart) capacity. Only one bag per passenger is allowed. For screening
purposes, this bag must be presented separately from your carry-on baggage.
    Liquids, gels and aerosols include common items such as water, shampoo,
suntan lotion, creams, toothpaste, hair gel, and other items of similar
consistency. The exceptions are:

        1. Baby formula, breast milk, or juice if a baby or small child (aged
           two or under) is travelling;
        2. Prescription medicine with a name that matches the passenger's
           boarding pass;
        3. Insulin and essential non-prescription medication, such as contact
           lens solution.

    We advise you to allow yourself enough time for check-in. Check with your
    For more information about items that are permitted and not permitted in
carry-on or checked baggage, please visit, or call

    CATSA's mission is to protect the public by securing critical elements of
the air transportation system as assigned by the government.

For further information:

For further information: Contact: CATSA Communications, (613) 998-4527

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