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Securitas to supply security screening services to 32 airports in Canada

Securitas division for airport security services was selected by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to provide passenger and baggage security screening services at 32 airports in the Eastern Region of Canada, which includes designated airports in the Canadian provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador.  Total value of the agreement is approximately MCAD 481 (MSEK 3,130) over a five and a half year period effective as of November 1, 2011, making it Securitas single largest customer contract. CATSA has an option to extend the agreements for up to an additional five years.

09 August 2011 13:30

The security services and solutions that will be supplied include:

  • Pre-board screening - the screening of passengers, their carry-on baggage and their personal belongings
  • Hold-baggage screening – the screening of checked baggage
  • Non-passenger screening – the screening of non-passengers

Four security suppliers, including Securitas, will be providing security services to a total of 89 airports throughoutCanada.

"Our largest specialized customer segment Aviation will now be expanding its European organization for airport security toCanada, which is in line with our business strategy of increased specialization as well as global presence. Today Aviation supply security services to over 120 airports, which has given us the necessary solid experience and knowledge to provide specialized, cost-efficient security solutions to Canadian airports, says Alf Göransson, Securitas President and CEO”.

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Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs

Phone: +46 10 470 30 11.Mobile: +46 (0)70 287 86 62

Micaela Sjökvist, Head of Investor Relations      

Phone: +46 10 470 30 13.Mobile: +46 (0) 76 116 7443

Securitas is a knowledge leader in security, focusing on providing security solutions to fit each customer's needs in 45 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Asia andAfrica. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 280,000 employees are making a difference.SecuritasABdiscloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 13.30 (CET) on August 9, 2011.
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