NAV CANADA reports 0.3% decrease in August 2019 traffic

NAV CANADA has announced a 0.3% decrease in its August 2019 traffic figures, compared to August 2018, as measured in weighted charging units for enroute, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, the company said.

Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2019 was 1.9 per cent higher than in fiscal year 2018. 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.

NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established in 1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.