Media advisory - New high-performance screening lines on time for summer peak at Toronto-Pearson

TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) invites members of the media to Toronto-Pearson for an information session presenting the new CATSA Plus screening lines and sharing tips on how to go through security quickly this summer.  CATSA will also display items that have been recently intercepted from passenger's carry-on baggage.



Toronto-Pearson, Terminal 1
Departure Level
In front of the transborder security checkpoint (flights to the U.S.)
Level 3


Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Photo Op:

Interview with the CATSA Spokesperson
Images of the new CATSA Plus screening lines
Intercepted items from passengers' carry-on baggage


For more information on CATSA Plus:

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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