NAV CANADA reports January traffic figures
(Ottawa, February 15, 2018) - NAV
CANADA announced today its traffic figures for the month of January 2018 as
measured in weighted charging units for enroute, terminal and oceanic air
navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.
The traffic in January 2018 increased by an average of 3.2 per
cent compared to the same month in 2017.
Fiscal 2018 year-to-date traffic has been 4.9 per
cent higher than in the prior fiscal year. NAV CANADA’s fiscal year runs from
September 1 to August 31.
Weighted charging units represent a traffic measure that reflects the number of
flights, aircraft size and distance flown in Canadian airspace.
The information contained in this news release is also available in graph form.
NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established in
1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather
briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square
kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.
The Company is internationally recognized for its safety record, and technology
innovation. Air traffic management systems developed by NAV CANADA are used by
air navigation service providers in countries worldwide.
NAV CANADA is a partner of Aireon LLC, an international joint venture deploying
a space based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system that
will expand air traffic surveillance to all regions of the globe.
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