/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Advice for the summer peak at YYC Calgary International Airport/

CALGARY, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) and the Calgary Airport Authority invite members of the media to an information session aimed at providing passengers with tips for a stress-free travel experience. As visitors from the Stampede fly back home and families get ready to go on vacation, summer is a very busy travel period for YYC Calgary International Airport. CATSA and YYC will have advice for each step of the process, from packing and preparing for security screening to boarding your flight.



YYC Calgary International Airport      

Concourse D – check-in area

Adjacent to the transborder security checkpoint (flights to the U.S.)


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 

10:00 a.m.     

Photo Op:

Interview with the CATSA and YYC spokespersons

Images of the new CATSA Plus screening lines

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, CATSA Spokesperson, 613-998-4527, Mathieu.larocque@catsa.gc.ca, media@catsa.gc.ca, @catsa_gc; Media Relations, The Calgary Airport Authority, 403-735-5899, media@yyc.com


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