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NAV CANADA reports September traffic figures

Nov. 12, 2007, Ottawa, Ont. - NAV CANADA has announced its traffic figures for September 2007, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the same month in 2006.


November 12, 2007
By Carey Fredericks

Nov. 12, 2007, Ottawa, Ont. – NAV CANADA has announced its traffic figures for September 2007, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the same month in 2006.

The traffic in September 2007 increased by an average of 4.6 per cent compared to the same month in 2006. September represents the first month of NAV CANADA's fiscal year which 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 www.navcanada.ca  .

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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.