Firearms, firearm parts, real ammunition and cartridges are not permitted in carry-on baggage under any circumstances. All firearms, firearm parts, ammunition and cartridges must be declared to the air carrier during the check-in process. Firearms carried as checked baggage MUST be unloaded, packed in a locked hard-sided container. For more details on how to transport these items in your checked baggage, please contact your air carrier. Passengers may also contact the Canada Firearms Program website.
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.