Twin Cities airport seeks to end re-screening of bags from Canada

09/3/2009 | Airport Business

Officials with the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport say the re-screening of bags for passengers arriving from Canada has been a "maddening problem" since the procedure was introduced in 2003. According to a white paper produced by the airport, re-screening creates higher costs, more delays and more lost bags, without a corresponding increase in security. "Does it make sense to dedicate the resources to rescreen Canadian transfer baggage in U.S. hub airports when it has already gone through an IATA-approved five-step screening process that meets international standards for explosives detection?" asks operations director Steve Wareham.

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