September 16, 2013 13:00 ET

NAV CANADA Reports August and Year-End Traffic Figures

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2013) - NAV CANADA announced today its traffic figures for the month of August 2013, and for the fiscal year 2012-2013, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the prior fiscal year.

Air traffic in August 2013 increased by an average of 1.9 per cent compared to the same month in 2012.

Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2012-2013 was 0.5 per cent lower than in fiscal year 2011-2012. Excluding the effect for leap year in 2012, fiscal year 2012-2013 traffic was 0.2 per cent lower than the previous fiscal year. 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.

The information contained in this news release is also available in graph form.

NAV CANADA is the country's private sector civil air navigation services provider. With operations from coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.

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