BRANDON, MB, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Air Transport Security
Authority (CATSA) will resume security screening of passengers and
their belongings at Brandon Municipal Airport on September 3, 2013.
CATSA is happy to contribute to the security of air travellers.
"Because all passengers must go through screening, we advise them to
familiarize themselves with the list of items that are permitted in
carry-on bags and the various steps of the screening process," said
Angus Watt, CATSA President and CEO. "This will ensure their screening
is quick and efficient."
"The City of Brandon is pleased to welcome CATSA back to the Brandon
Municipal Airport," said Timothy Sanderson, Director of Transportation
Services with the City of Brandon. "The new daily passenger flights to
and from the Brandon region have provided us with the opportunity to
renew our relationship with CATSA, and we do so with a positive outlook
and an eye toward future growth."
CATSA reminds passengers that preparation is the key to an easier
Not permitted in carry-on bags:
Liquid, gel or aerosol containers larger than 100ml.
Sharp items such as knives, long scissors and tools.
Firearms, other weapons and replicas.
Permitted in carry-on bags:
For parents travelling with children younger than two years old, baby
food, formula, medications, milk, water and juice are exempt from the
100 ml (3.4 oz) liquid restriction for carry-on baggage.
Prescription medications and non-prescription medication (cough syrup,
eye drops, contact lens solution, creams, etc.) can be carried in
containers larger than 100 ml.
When you arrive at the checkpoint:
Have your boarding pass ready to present to the screening officer.
Empty pockets and place any contents in a bin for xray.
Remove laptop computers from their cases and place them in a bin.
All phones, cameras, tablets and GPS devices can stay in your carry-on
CATSA wishes all passengers departing from Brandon safe travels. For
more information on the screening process, visit CATSA at catsa.gc.ca or follow us on Twitter @catsa_gc.
CATSA is a Crown corporation responsible for:
- Pre-board screening - the screening of passengers, their carry-on
baggage and their personal belongings;
- Hold-baggage screening - the screening of checked baggage;
- Non-passenger screening - the screening of non-passengers on a random
- Restricted Area Identity Card - the administration of access control to
airport restricted areas through biometric identifiers.
SOURCE: Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)