The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) says that effective Thursday 16th November, 2017, canine detection will be introduced as an additional security measure at the Piarco International Airport.
The AATT says this new feature will be introduced on a trial basis and is aimed at increasing the effectiveness of the security systems at the Piarco International Airport.
The AATT says the dogs and their handlers have been highly trained to perform in the aviation environment, and will function in accordance with international standards.
The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) has apologised for the chaos that occured at the Piarco International Airport on Sunday due to a shortage of Immigration officers.
Arriving passengers had to wait for as long as five hours to clear Immigration after just two of 15 officers turned up for work.
The Airports Authority is not responsible for Immigration officers but AATT issued the following statement today: