New Security Measures
December 29, 2009
Security remains tightened at the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport in the awake of last Friday's attempted terrorists bombing on a US airliner.
Before you arrive at the airport, please review the following:
1) Arrive early to get through security as soon as possible to minimize delays
2) Check your airline's website or waa.ca for possible delays
3) Know the new security measures in place for US -bound passengers. Check your airlines' website for more information!
For travel from Canada to the United States Customers traveling from any Canadian destination to the United States should be advised that effective December 28, Transport Canada (a department of the Canadian government) put into place a ban on any carry-on baggage that customers would have access to during flight.
Items that are excluded from this restriction include:
For more information, please visit Transport Canada's website.