Media advisory - CATSA wants to help passengers breeze through security at YQB during March Break

QUÉBEC, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to an information session aimed at providing passengers with advice to breeze through security at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) during the busy March Break period. With more than 20,000 travellers expected through security next week, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants to make sure that passengers' screening experience is quick and hassle-free.



Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport 

Near the screening checkpoint

Departures Level


Thursday, February 23, 2017  

10:30 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)

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


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