The deal includes pre-board screening contracts and is valued at over $1.4 billion
MONTREAL—GardaWorld, a privately owned security and cash services provider, announced that the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has signed the optional five-year extension of its pre-board screening contracts.
The extension includes both the Central and the Prairies regions of Canada and comprises 28 airports, including Toronto Pearson International airport, the largest and busiest airport in Canada.
“Since 2003, GardaWorld has built a true partnership with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority,” said Chantal Baril, vice-president, Aviation Services at GardaWorld. “This extension is a testimony of CATSA’s confidence in our ability to provide best-in-class security screening services and offer a safe passage to Canadians and visitors traveling through Canada.”
The extended five-year agreement, valued at over $1.4 billion, is effective April 1, 2017, until March 31, 2022. More than 3,500 GardaWorld pre-board security screening professionals and administrative staff are employed under these contracts.