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June 21, 2011 15:01 ET

NAV CANADA reports May traffic figures

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2011) - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures for the month of May 2011 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 May 2011 increased by an average of 5.6 per cent compared to the same month in 2010.

Fiscal 2011 year-to-date traffic was 4.9 per cent higher than in the prior 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.

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 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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