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.

Curling iron (Gas-operated)

Carry on baggage
Checked baggage

One gas-operated curling iron with its gas container per person, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. Separate gas refills for curling irons are permitted in checked baggage with the approval of the air carrier. The curling iron without the gas container is allowed in carry-on baggage.