Statement – The Government of Canada and industry continue efforts to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports – Canada NewsWire

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OTTAWA, ON, July 29, 2022 /CNW/ – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times at Canadian airports.
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Passenger security screening wait times 
Passenger travel volumes 
Metering (holding) of aircraft at Toronto Pearson International Airport 
Flight cancellations and delays
Collaborating with air industry partners
Increasing staffing for security screening and customs processing
Streamlining customs processing at Toronto Pearson International Airport
Information resource for passengers experiencing flight delays, cancellations and lost or delayed baggage
Improving ArriveCAN
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For further information: Laurel Lennox, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, [email protected]; Media Relations, Transport Canada, Ottawa, [email protected], 613-993-0055
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