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NAV CANADA reports October traffic figures

Nov. 25, 2008 - Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of October 2008 as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.


November 25, 2008
By NAV Canada

Nov. 25, 2008 – Ottawa – NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of October 2008 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 October 2008 decreased by an average of 2.0 per cent compared to the same month in 2007.

Fiscal year-to-date traffic was 1.3 per cent lower than in fiscal year 2008. 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 website 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.