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2014-03-05 08:20:35

Industry regulators gain insight into innovative new ETD technologies WILMINGTON, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that officials from the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) toured Implant Sciences' headquarters and 58,000 sq. ft. manufacturing...

2013-06-27 12:21:34

OTTAWA, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Millions of holiday-seekers will be travelling by air this summer and for most, airport security is but a small blip on their radar. For savvy travellers, screening checkpoints are a waypoint in their journey from home to their ultimate destination. But for those less-travelled or who require assistance, such as families, seniors or passengers with special needs, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is offering some useful tips to...

2013-02-25 16:20:14

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Screening officers at Canada's major airports screened more than 51 million passengers last year, according to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). While it's not uncommon to see bottles of liquid larger than the permitted 100 ml or pocket knives in passengers' carry-on bags, some other discoveries were real head-scratchers. -- Not-so-lucky Charm o Lots of people travel with lucky charms. For some it's a rabbit...

2012-12-18 12:21:15

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The days before Christmas are the busiest days of the year in Canadian airports and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) wants passengers to be prepared for security. "Knowing what to expect and packing appropriately will reduce the time you spend at the checkpoint and increase the time you spend enjoying your trip," says Mathieu Larocque, a spokesperson for CATSA. Before going to the airport make sure your clothes won't set off the...

2011-08-08 15:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CATSA announced today that it has selected G4S as the Security Screening Contractor for the delivery of Airport Screening Services in the Pacific Region. G4S Secure Solutions (Canada) will provide services at 20 airports, including Vancouver International Airport. G4S is delighted to have been chosen as a partner to help CATSA to achieve its mission to protect the public by securing critical elements of the air transportation system,...

2010-12-04 00:00:40

The Vanderlande Industries baggage handling software (VIBES) is now approved for the USA market by BNP Associates. BNP provides specialized consulting services and is the largest consultant for the air transportation industry worldwide. With this important accomplishment Vanderlande Industries turned its baggage handling software solution into a recognized controls brand in the North American market. Vanderlande Industries Inc. is one of the top three suppliers of airport baggage handling...

2009-12-07 10:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/catsa/responds-to-passengers-needs-and-launches-new-website SOURCE CNW Social Media

2008-06-26 12:02:54

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - As millions of travellers prepare for their summer getaway, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) and Aeroports de Montreal (ADM) urge air travellers to be vigilant when packing their bags. "Travellers can actively improve the pre-board screening process by being prepared," stated Yves Duguay, Vice President of Operations at CATSA. "This is why CATSA is reminding them of the simple steps to help everyone get through the...