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NAV CANADA reports August and year-end traffic figures

(Ottawa, September 16, 2015) - NAV CANADA announced today its traffic figures for the month of August 2015 and for the fiscal year 2015, as measured in weighted charging units for en route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the prior fiscal year.

Air traffic in August 2015 increased by an average of 5.0 per cent compared to the same month in 2014.

Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2015 was 4.6 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2014. 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 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.

For further information, please contact:
Michelle Bishop
Director, Government and Public Affairs
(613) 563-7520
Ron Singer
National Manager, Media Relations
(613) 563-7303
Media Information Line: 1-888-562-8226