OTTAWA, Jan. 31 /CNW Telbec/ - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic
figures for November and December 2006, as measured in weighted charging units
for enroute, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to
the same months in 2005.
The traffic in November and December increased by an average of 5.3 per
cent and 4.6 per cent, respectively, compared to the same months in 2005.
Fiscal year-to-date traffic was 4.6 per cent higher than in fiscal year
2006. 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; Louis Garneau, Manager, Media Relations, (613) 563-5972; Ron Singer,
Communications Advisor, (613) 563-7303; Media Information Line: