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Priority Security Clearance at Select Airports

Priority Security Clearance is now available to our passengers travelling in Executive First or Executive Class, providing expedited access to security screening via an exclusive access lane at the following security screening points at these select airports and times.

To benefit from this service, passengers are simply required to present their Boarding Pass with eligibility indicator (Executive/Executive First, Elite/Super Elite).

Listed Canadian airports grant Priority Security Clearance access to Air Canada Super Elite and Elite members travelling in Economy Class with proof of Super Elite or Elite membership.

Canada

Toronto (YYZ)

Domestic, International and Transborder Security Clearance. Service offered daily.

Look for signs indicating "Pearson Priority - Air Canada Priority Lane".

Ottawa (YOW)

Priority Security Clearance Hours:
Domestic and International Security Clearance: 05:00 – 09:00
14:00 – 20:00


Look for signs indicating “Priority Lane”.

Montreal (YUL)

Priority Security Clearance Hours:
Domestic Security Clearance ("A"): Service offered daily
International Security Clearance (“B”): 05:00 – 08:00

Look for signs indicating “Priority Lane” and “Special Services”.

Also available to passengers who are travelling in any class of service on an electronic boarding pass received on their mobile device. Learn how to obtain an electronic boarding pass on your mobile device.

Vancouver (YVR)

Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic Security Clearance (Pier C):06:30 to 17:30
International Security Clearance:10:00 to 20:00
Transborder Security Clearance:14:00 to 17:30

Look for signs indicating "FasTrack Security".

Edmonton (YEG)

Domestic and International Security Clearance, Monday-Friday only: 04:30 to 18:00

Look for signs indicating "Fly Thru".

USA

The following U.S. airports offer Priority Security Clearance to our Executive First and Executive Class passengers:

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  • Denver (DEN)
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
  • Honolulu (HNL)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • San Diego (SAN)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Seattle (SEA)

Look for signs indicating First and Business class access.

Not available to passengers travelling in Economy Class.

Outside North America

Frankfurt (FRA)

Priority Security Clearance access is available only to passengers travelling in Executive First Class. 

Look for signs indicating "First Class"

London Heathrow (LHR)

Priority Security Clearance access is available only to passengers travelling in Executive First Class.

Look for signs indicating "Fastrack - by invitation only".

Munich (MUC)

Priority Security Clearance access is available only to passengers travelling in Executive First Class.

Look for signs indicating "First Class".

Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Passengers travelling in Executive First Class as well as Super Elite and Elite passengers travelling in Economy must ask for a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in.

Look for signs indicating "Accès no 1".

Sydney, Australia (SYD)

Passengers travelling in Executive First Class as well as Super Elite and Elite passengers travelling in Economy must ask for a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in.

Look for signs indicating "Express" or "E".

Tel Aviv (TLV)

Priority Security Clearance access is available only to passengers travelling in Executive First Class

Look for signs indicating "Business/First Security check".

Zurich (ZRH)

Priority Security Clearance access is available only to passengers travelling in Executive First Class.

Look for signs indicating "First and Business class".

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