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.

New Product Submission

CATSA’s Technology Branch evaluates passenger and baggage screening equipment. If you would like to tell us about your product, please ensure that your submission clearly describes how your product addresses our mandate. Please provide sufficient supporting material for us to make a primary assessment.


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