Enhanced security measures for travellers from Canada to the USAirline passengers travelling from Canada to the United States will face a new battery of “enhanced security measures” now required by the Department of Homeland Security.

The new measures will be enforced starting July 19 and include:

  • Enhanced overall passenger screening
  • Heightened screening of personal electronic devices
  • Increased security protocols around aircraft and in passenger areas
  • The use of advanced technology, expanded canine screening and the establishment of additional pre-clearance locations

WestJet and Air Canada are advising passengers to arrive at the airport at least two hours before their scheduled departure to accommodate the enhanced screening process.

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