Sept. 24, 2012, Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of August 2012, and for the fiscal year 2011-2012, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.
The traffic in August 2012 was lower by an average of 0.1 per cent compared to the same month in 2011.
Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2011-2012 was 0.6 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2010-2011. NAV CANADA's fiscal year runs from September 1 to August 31. Excluding the effect of leap year, fiscal year 2011-2012 traffic has grown by 0.3 per cent.
Weighted charging units represent a traffic measure that reflects the number of flights, aircraft size and distance flown in Canadian airspace.