Media Advisory - How to ace airport security this summer at YVR

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) invites members of the media to YVR for a demonstration on how to go through security quickly. In addition to packing and screening tips, recently intercepted items will be on display. It is estimated that the number of passengers will grow by more than 6% this summer. On the busiest weeks, more than 200,000 travellers will go through the YVR checkpoints. CATSA wants to make sure that they are screened as quickly as possible.


Vancouver International Airport       

Departure Level

Outside Checkpoint "C" (domestic) 


Wednesday, June 29, 2016 

10:30 a.m.    

Photo Op:           

Intercepted items from passengers' carry-on baggage


CATSA 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 random screening of non-passengers; 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: Mathieu Larocque, Spokesperson, 613-998-4527,,, @catsa_gc


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