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.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.
Unusual flight tracks? It’s probably our Flight Inspection Aircraft.
For most people, the sight of an aircraft descending and making numerous gear-up approaches to a runway is unusual and may suggest that the flight is in distress. But for NAV CANADA’s flight inspection crew, this is simply a routine operation that ensures the accuracy and safety of the country’s navigation aids and instrument approach procedures.