- February 6, 2020
- #LeaveOrdinaryBehind, air traffic control, aviation, Career, Careers, NAV CANADA, Travel
Leave Ordinary Behind: Q&A with Chase Turcotte
Meet Chase Turcotte, a globetrotting snowboarder who hails from Edmonton, Alberta. Chase, who has worked as an air traffic controller for the past seven years, says his career with NAV CANADA has afforded him the ability to combine his passion for travel and snowboarding, while being part of a collaborative and highly skilled team.Read More
Getting smart about turbulence: Revising separation criteria at Canada’s major airports
As global air travel continues to grow, the demand for airport capacity increases with it. In anticipation of this future growth, NAV CANADA is leading several initiatives that will increase the number of airplanes that can land and depart each hour. We’re updating the separation standards between aircraft to optimize runway use at capacity constrained airports.
Safety, efficiency drive service changes at NAV CANADA
We operate and maintain hundreds of manned and unmanned sites across the country that serve Canada’s aviation community. Adjusting air navigation services at a site is not uncommon and can take many forms. In some instances, it means changing the type of services offered to respond to increase in air traffic with which comes increased complexity.