NAV CANADA reports September
(Ottawa, October 23, 2018) - NAV CANADA
announced today its traffic figures for the month of September 2018 as measured
in weighted charging units for enroute, terminal and oceanic air navigation
services, in comparison to the prior fiscal year.
Air traffic in September 2018 increased by an
average of 3.7 per cent compared to the same month in 2017. September
represents the first month of NAV CANADA's fiscal year which 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.
About NAV CANADA
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 in 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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