OTTAWA, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic
figures for the month of August 2008, and for the fiscal year 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 August 2008 increased by an average of 2.0 per cent
compared to the same month in 2007.
Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2008 was 5.5 per cent higher than in
fiscal year 2007. 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.
These traffic figures are also available in graph form on NAV CANADA's
web site 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.
For further information:
For further information: John Morris, Director, Communications, (613)
563-7032; Ron Singer, Manager, Media Relations, (613) 563-7303; Nadège Adam
Advisor, Media Relations, (613) 563-5972; Media Information Line: