Holiday advice to travellers

    TORONTO, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is
preparing for a busy weekend at Toronto Pearson. Passenger traffic will be
higher than usual this weekend leading into the Christmas holidays.
    Passenger volume for both Friday, December 21st and Saturday,
December 22nd is projected to be around 100,000 people per day. An average day
at Toronto Pearson sees about 85,000 passengers.
    Passengers are advised to confirm that their flight status before
travelling to the airport through their airlines directly or visiting
    The GTAA urges passengers to be aware of restrictions on liquids, gels
and aerosols when packing their carry on luggage. These items must be packed
in 100 ml containers and fit into one clear and resealable plastic bag. A
single 1 litre bag is permitted per passenger. For more information on how to
pack smart, please visit the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority's
website at
    When packing gifts in carry-on luggage, passengers are reminded that the
gifts should remain unwrapped as the contents may need to be inspected at the
security check points.

    The following services are in place at Toronto Pearson to help with the
travel experience:

    -   Valet Parking at Terminal 1, departures level
    -   Airport Customers Assistance Program for passengers with disabilities
    -   GTAA Reduced Rate Parking Area - 6135 Airport Road
    -   The Airport LINK - free transportation between Terminal 1, Terminal 3
        and the Reduced Rate Parking Area

    The GTAA is the non-share authority that operates Toronto Pearson. All
revenue generated by the GTAA is reinvested back into the airport. In 2006,
31 million passengers travelled through Toronto Pearson.

For further information:

For further information: Trish Krale, Media Coordinator, (416) 776-3709

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890