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Canadian Air Transport Security Authority announces new airport screening services contracts

After a 10-month competitive process, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) announced today that the following companies will be responsible for delivering screening services at designated airports across Canada as of April 1, 2024:

  • Pacific Region: Paladin Airport Security Services Ltd. (up to $992,500,000 over five years);
  • Prairies Region: Paladin Airport Security Services Ltd. (up to $1,057,200,000 over five years);
  • Central Region: GardaWorld Security Screening Inc. (up to $1,581,700,000 over five years);
  • Eastern Region: GardaWorld Security Screening Inc. (up to $1,075,300,000 over five years).

The new contracts are for a term of five years, and are renewable for two additional five-year periods at CATSA’s discretion.

In close collaboration with its contractors, CATSA remains committed to delivering effective security screening services, focused on service excellence throughout the transition to the new contracts and thereafter.

“The new contracts allow us to build on past successes and improve our approach to managing security screening services, including creating more effective and efficient screening operations, while attaining the highest levels of customer service,” Nada Semaan, CATSA President and Chief Executive Officer.

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