NAV CANADA reports December traffic
(Ottawa, January 16, 2017) - NAV CANADA announced today
its traffic figures for the month of December 2016 as measured in weighted
charging units for enroute, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in
comparison to the prior fiscal year.
Air traffic in December 2016 increased by an average of 4.4 per cent compared to the same month in 2015.
Fiscal 2017 year-to-date traffic was 5.2 per cent higher than in
the prior fiscal year. NAV CANADA’s fiscal year runs from September 1 to
Weighted charging units represent a traffic measure that reflects
the number of flights, aircraft size and distance flown in Canadian airspace.
information contained in this news release is also available in graph form.
NAV CANADA is the country’s private sector civil air navigation
services provider. With operations from coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA
provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings,
aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic
aids to navigation.
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