NAV CANADA reports August and year-end traffic figures
(Ottawa, September 12, 2014) - NAV CANADA announced today its traffic figures for the month of August 2014, and for the fiscal year 2014, 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 2014 increased by an average of 5.0 per cent compared to the same month in 2013.
Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2014 was 3.5 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2013. 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.
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