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NAV CANADA releases August and year-end traffic figures

Sept. 22, 2010, Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of August 2010, and for the fiscal year 2010, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.

September 22, 2010  By Carey Fredericks

The traffic in August 2010 increased by an average of 2.8 per cent compared to the same month in 2009.

Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2010 was 0.8 per cent lower than in fiscal year 2009. 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.

These traffic figures are also available in graph form on NAV CANADA's web site at



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