Media advisory - CATSA offers holiday travel tips to breeze through security at YYC

CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to an information session aimed at providing passengers with advice to breeze through security this holiday season. With thousands of travellers transiting through Calgary International Airport, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants everyone to have a quick and stress-free security screening.   



Calgary International Airport
Concourse A – Departure Level
North end of the Air Terminal Building (near the children's play area)


Monday, December 14, 2015
10 a.m.     

Photo Op:

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)

Image with caption: "Intercepted items in carry-on baggage. (CNW Group/Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA))". Image available at:

For further information: Mathieu Larocque, CATSA, 613-998-4527,


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