New Security Measures


Hello everyone,

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 for possible delays

3) Know the new security measures in place for US -bound passengers. Check your airlines' website for more information!

From United Airlines' website:

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:

  • small purses
  • cameras
  • coats
  • items for care of infants
  • laptop computers
  • diplomatic or consular bags
  • crutches
  • canes
  • walkers
  • containers carrying life-sustaining items
  • medications and medical devices
  • musical instruments
  • special-needs items

For more information, please visit Transport Canada's website.

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