Friday is Edmonton International Airport’s busiest travel day of the year

Posted December 20, 2019 1:18 pm Updated December 20, 2019 1:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Friday, Dec. 20 is forecast to be the busiest day of the year at…

Airport security agents’ union responds to Global News investigation about screening complaints

The union representing airport security agents said their job is “thankless” and re-emphasized that the number of complaints made against agents in Edmonton is minute. Christopher Monette, director of public affairs with Teamsters Canada, spoke in response to a Global…

Global News Investigates: Agent behaviour, wait times dominate screening complaints at Edmonton airport

The behaviour of airport security agents – such as aggressive agents yelling at passengers, intimidating passengers with potential police involvement and threatening passengers with being able to make their flight – and long wait times make up more than half…

CATSA app helps holiday air travellers ‘Breeze Through Security’

A lot of air travel happens over the holiday season and the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is hoping to make the process a little smoother with an app. It’s called CATSA -Breeze Through Security and is available for both…

Edmonton airport braces for busy holiday travel season

The Edmonton International Airport is bracing for the holiday travel season, as it prepares for 25,000 people to pass through its doors on the busiest day of the year – Friday, Dec. 21. Approximately 50,000 additional people are expected to…

2 restricted pistols seized from Lebanon-bound luggage at Edmonton airport

Two restricted handguns inside an international traveller’s luggage were seized earlier this week at the Edmonton International Airport. They were found Monday morning, when Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) staff detected two unauthorized handguns in a checked suitcase destined…