Media Advisory - Travel tips for the busiest days of the year at Toronto-Pearson

TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) invites members of the media to the Toronto-Pearson Airport for an information session aimed at providing tips on how to navigate busy screening checkpoints this summer. On June 25 and 26, close to 70,000 passengers per day are expected to be screened. Hundreds of thousands more will come through security between the end of school and Labour Day.



Toronto-Pearson Airport Terminal 1  
Departure Level
In front of the domestic security checkpoint (Level 3)


Thursday, June 25, 2015  
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,


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