Security Screening Wait Times

CATSA encourages all passengers to arrive at their departing airport well in advance of their flight. Many airlines advise passengers to arrive two hours in advance for domestic flights and three hours in advance for US and international flights.

Be prepared for screening - LAGS

Be prepared for screening. Please ensure that all liquids, gels and aerosols in your carry-on baggage are in containers of 100ml or less and placed in a clear, 1L resealable bag. Click here for more information about carry-on baggage requirements.

Permanent closure of CATSA’s mobile app

Please be advised that CATSA’s mobile app was permanently closed on March 29, 2023, following a value assessment review.

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) 2021 Annual Public Meeting

Ottawa, April 25, 2022 - Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) Annual Public Meeting

CATSA 2021 APM / RPA 2021 de l'ACSTA

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Members of the public were invited to submit questions about CATSA's mandated activities until 5:00 p.m. EST Monday, May 2, 2022. No questions were received by the deadline.