/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Are you flying next week? CATSA has security screening tips for March break travellers./

HALIFAX, March 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to an information session aimed at providing passengers with advice to breeze through security during March break. With more than 64,000 travellers expected through security over the next 10 days at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants everyone to have a quick and hassle-free experience at the checkpoint.   


Halifax Stanfield International Airport  
In front of the security checkpoint – Main lobby


Wednesday, March 11, 2015  
10:00 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,Mathieu.larocque@catsa.gc.ca


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