- June 15, 2020
COVID-19: Canadian Air Traffic Sees Sharp Decline
While the global impacts of COVID continues, the aviation industry grapples with unprecedented declines in daily air traffic. As with others in the industry, COVID-19 is the most substantial challenge NAV CANADA has faced since its inception in 1996.Read More
Working the frontlines: Supporting air traffic at Canada’s major cargo hubs
Up and down the supply chain, dozens of intricate transactions take place that often go unnoticed by consumers. Among those who are woven into the chain are NAV CANADA professionals providing air traffic services and maintaining the air navigation system. Without them, the movement of freight in the air would slow to a trickle, compromising the delivery of essential goods and medical supplies.
Clearing the way over Toronto for Operation NOBLE EAGLE
NAV CANADA’s Toronto Area Control Center participated in a NORAD training operation that took place high in the skies over the Greater Toronto Area. By ensuring the airspace was clear, NORAD was able to conduct training in what is normally high-density airspace.
Protecting Canada’s air navigation system against COVID-19: 7 precautionary measures
Our incident response team is actively monitoring and responding to the Public Health Agency of Canada and the World Health Organization’s guidance, working with our partners, and implementing precautionary measures as needed. NAV CANADA has implemented these seven precautionary measures to protect the integrity of Canada’s air navigation services and the health and safety of employees who operate, maintain and support the Canadian air navigation system.
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.