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Increasing operational flexibility in the North Atlantic
Since December 2015, some aircraft tracks over the North Atlantic (NAT) Region have been spaced closer together as part of a project to increase airspace capacity, cut fuel burn and reduce carbon emissions. The project – called Reduced Lateral Separation Minimum or RLatSM – is an ICAO initiative being jointly introduced by NAV CANADA and NATS, the UK air traffic services provider.Read More
North Atlantic Operational Forum – managing the world’s busiest oceanic airspace
The fifth annual North Atlantic Operational Forum (NAT Forum) was hosted by NAV CANADA in early November. The two-day conference focused on sharing ideas among industry partners on how best to effectively implement and use new technologies that will improve safety and efficiency in the North Atlantic -- the world’s busiest oceanic airspace.