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NAV CANADA reports November and December traffic figures

Feb. 4, 2008, Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for November and December 2007, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the same months in 2006.


February 4, 2008
Carey Fredericks

Feb. 4, 2008, Ottawa – NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for November and December 2007, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the same months in 2006.

The traffic in November and December increased by an average of 6.2 per cent and 5.7 per cent, respectively, compared to the same months in 2006.

Fiscal year-to-date traffic was 5.4 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2007.  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.

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These traffic figures are also available in graph form on NAV CANADA’s web site at www.navcanada.ca .

NAV CANADA, the country's civil air navigation services provider, is a private sector, non-share capital corporation financed through publicly-traded debt. With operations coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.