Introducing the NAV CANADA Blog
- June 21, 2017
Aireon: Making space-based ADS-B a reality
On January 14, 2017, at 9:54 a.m. Pacific Time, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast. The SpaceX rocket carried with it a record-sized delivery that included the first 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites hosting Aireon’s Automated Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology.Read More
Fit to Fly: Keeping aviation safe
Earlier this week, Transport Canada, hosted a two day workshop centred on supporting aviation personnel in the interest of aviation safety. Called Fit to Fly, the goals of the workshop were to raise awareness around mental health and substance abuse and share best practices in those areas.
Rate reductions and customer refunds
NAV CANADA unveiled a rate revision proposal that would reduce its base rates for the second year in a row, effectively continuing the current one year 3.9 per cent temporary reduction in charges. The three-part proposal would decrease base service charge rates by an average of 3.5 per cent, put in place a temporary one-year reduction of 0.4 per cent, and give customers a one-time 4.6 per cent refund on total charges billed for fiscal 2017