CATSA's response to COVID-19

In light of the evolving coronavirus situation, CATSA’s priority remains the well-being of its screening officers and those working in and travelling through Canadian airports. In response, we have made the following changes at the checkpoint:

  • If you wish, you can hold on to your own electronic or printed document of entitlement (boarding pass, Nexus card) while it is scanned.
  • You can also carry one bottle of hand sanitizer up to 350ml in addition to the 100ml bottles to be placed in the 1 L clear resealable bag.
  • At major airports, additional hand sanitizing units have been placed by the checkpoints to be used by the screening officers and the public, and CATSA has ordered additional supplies of gloves, recognizing that screening officers will change them more often.

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