Authorities tighten security in flights from Canada to U.S.Staff Writer | July 22, 2017
Canadian authorities warned passengers of commercial flights to the United States about more restrictive security measures at all airports in the country, as part of the counter-terrorist battle.
Air travel The complexity of the new actions
The measures also include the use of more advanced technologies, increasing the use of canine techniques and establishing additional spots for preliminary security checkup at airports.
The new restrictions are based on specifications issued by the U.S. Department of Home Security (DHS), but they are applied at facilities on Canadian soil, as well as in a total of 280 airports in the world that offer trips to U.S. cities.
The United States and the global community are facing an agile and adaptable enemy to new situations, at times when there is a whole series of threats to the commercial aviation, through new methods of attack, according to a DHS communique. ■