Priority Security Clearance at Select Airports

Priority Security Clearance provides eligible customers expedited access to security screening via an exclusive access lane at the security screening points and times listed below. The service is available to:

  • passengers travelling in Business Class and
  • Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K customers travelling in Economy Class (at most airports).
  • Star Alliance Gold members (at airports offering Star Gold Track)

To benefit from this service, simply present your Boarding Pass with eligibility indicator (i.e. Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K, Elite 35K, or Star Alliance Gold).

Canada

Toronto (YYZ) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic, International and Transborder Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Montreal (YUL) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic and International Security Clearance Service offered daily
Transborder Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Vancouver (YVR) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic Security Clearance (Pier C) Service offered daily
International Security Clearance Service offered daily
Transborder Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Edmonton (YEG) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic and International Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Winnipeg (YWG) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Calgary (YYC) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic Security Clearance ("A") Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K
Look for signs indicating "Air Canada Priority Lane"

Ottawa (YOW) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic and International Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K

Halifax (YHZ) +-

  Priority Security Clearance Hours
Domestic and International Security Clearance Service offered daily
Eligibility Business Class, Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K


Airports in the U.S.

Priority Security Clearance is available at the U.S. airports listed below.

Look for signs indicating First and Business Class access or Gold Track.

Business Class Super Elite 100K Elite 75K Elite 50K Elite 35K Star Alliance Gold
Atlanta (ATL) Yes
Chicago O'Hare (ORD) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cleveland (CLE) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Denver (DEN) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fort Myers (RSW) Yes
Honolulu (HNL) Yes
Houston (IAH) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kahului (OGG) Yes
Los Angeles (LAX) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Miami (MIA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Newark (EWR) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
New Orleans (MSY) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
New York (LGA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Orlando (MCO) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Philadelphia (PHL) Yes
Phoenix (PHX) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pittsburgh (PIT) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
San Diego (SAN) Yes
San Francisco (SFO) Yes
Seattle (SEA) Yes
Tampa (TPA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Washington, D.C. (DCA) Yes
West Palm Beach (PBI) Yes


Airports outside North America

Business Class Super Elite 100K Elite 75K Elite 50K Elite 35K Star Alliance Gold
Amsterdam (AMS) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Athens (ATH) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brussels (BRU) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Copenhagen (CPH) Yes Yes
Frankfurt (FRA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Geneva (GVA) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Istanbul (IST) 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lisbon (LIS) Yes Yes Yes Yes
London-Heathrow (LHR) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Madrid (MAD) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Milan – Malpensa (MXP) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Munich (MUC) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paris – Charles de Gaulle (CDG) 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rome (FCO) 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sydney (SYD) 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tel Aviv (TLV) Yes
Tokyo-Haneda (HND) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tokyo-Narita (NRT) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zurich (ZRH) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Notes
  1. Istanbul (IST): Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K customers travelling in Economy Class may obtain a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in. Look for signs indicating "TAV Passport".
  2. Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG): Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K customers travelling in Economy Class may obtain a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in. Look for signs indicating "Accès no 1".
  3. Rome (FCO): Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K customers travelling in Economy Class may obtain a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in.
  4. Sydney, Australia (SYD): Altitude Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K customers travelling in Economy Class may obtain a Priority Security Clearance access card at check-in. Look for signs indicating "Express" or "E".