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.

Corporate Publications

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) provides the following corporate publications for your review. Click to view a PDF version of each or right-click to download the PDF to your desktop.

Corporate Plan Summaries, Annual Reports and Quarterly Financial Reports

As a federal Crown corporation, CATSA has certain planning and reporting obligations, as set out by the Financial Administration Act, including a requirement to make some plans and reports available to the public.

Corporate Plan Summaries

Each year, CATSA prepares a corporate plan that sets out the organization’s corporate objectives, financial plan, performance indicators and targets over a five-year planning horizon. A subsequent abridged corporate plan summary is then prepared, tabled in Parliament and shared publicly.

Annual Reports

Each year, CATSA prepares an annual report which presents the organization’s results against its corporate objectives, financial plan, performance indicators and targets set forth in its corporate plan and corporate plan summary. Once tabled in Parliament, the report is made available to the public.

Quarterly Financial Reports

Each quarter, CATSA prepares and publishes publicly a quarterly financial report which presents the organization’s financial results against its financial plan set forth in the corporate plan.

Access to Information and Privacy Acts

Annual Reports on the Administration of the Access to Information Act

Annual Reports on the Administration of the Privacy Act

Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Summaries

Other Reports and Publications