- March 26, 2020
ATC Zero: How NAV CANADA responded to FAA’s COVID-19 shut down
In the midst of a pandemic came a sobering reminder of the strength of the camaraderie in the aviation industry, supporting one another during trying times. On Saturday, March 21, 2020, the FAA briefly went ATC zero at New York Air Route Traffic Control Center after a trainee tested positive for COVID-19. NAV CANADA and others banded together in support.Read More
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.
Space-based ADS-B Surveillance Improves Trips Over the North Atlantic
The deployment of space-based ADS-B is a game-changer within the aviation industry. The ability to discern the position, speed and altitude of every ADS-B equipped aircraft, in real time, is a transformational change to how controllers have historically managed air traffic.
Reducing conflict, increasing safety: Flight Service Specialists will now provide runway determination
November 20, 2019 marks the implementation of the new Flight Service Specialist runway determination - allowing Flight Service Specialists to determine runway with more clear and concise phraseology.