NAV CANADA reports January traffic figures

NAV CANADA has reported its traffic figures for the month of January 2017 as measured in weighted charging units for enroute, terminal, and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the prior fiscal year, the company said.

Weighted charging units represent a traffic measure that reflects the number of flights, aircraft size and distance flown in Canadian airspace.

Air traffic in January 2017 increased by an average of 5.6% compared to the same month in 2016. Fiscal 2017 year-to-date traffic was 5.3% higher than in the prior fiscal year. NAV CANADA´s fiscal year runs from September 1 to August 31.

NAV CANADA is a private sector civil air navigation services provider. The company provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services, and electronic aids to navigation.