If you’ve flown anywhere in Canada recently, you will have noticed that wait times are getting worse. Since 2013, the length of screening times has deteriorated so badly that the Canadian Airport Council referred to security screening services as a being in a state of crisis.
Not only are we waiting more, we are paying more. And getting less service. According to the World Economic Forum, Canadians pay some of the highest air travel prices in the world. One part is a fee for the so-called Air Traveller’s Security Charge (ATSC).