NAV Canada reports year-end traffic
Sept. 20, 2011, Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of August 2011, and for the fiscal year 2010-2011, 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 2011 increased by an average of 2.7 per cent compared to the same month in 2010.
Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2010-2011 was 4.4 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2009-2010. 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.