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Muskoka Airport Gets New Designation Just Ahead Of First Regular Flight By Porter Airlines

Posted: 2019-06-27 07:56:15 By: hbr

Marc Garneau, the Minister of Transport, announced that the Muskoka Airport will be able to purchase security screening services from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), which will help the airport attract new business and expand its service offerings.

The Transportation Modernization Act, which received Royal Assent in May 2018, amended the CATSA Act to allow non-designated airports to apply for designation to purchase CATSA’s security screening services. These amendments also give the 89 designated airports an option of purchasing additional screening services, which will allow major hubs to streamline their screening services and support their growth objectives.

Muskoka Airport is the first regional airport to obtain designation under this new process.

Porter Airlines begins it seasonal flights to and from Muskoka today, out of Billy Bishop Airport.