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Canada's airlines want longer runway for security-screening overhaul : Airlines urge caution on security overhaul

Apr 30, 2019 - The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The federal plan to revamp Canada's air-security screening system is running into headwinds from major airlines, which are urging the government to take things slow to get the changes right.

In their last budget, the Liberals announced plans to turn the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, the Crown corporation responsible for screening people and baggage, into an independent, not-for-profit agency.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the new model will benefit the tr...