- August 19, 2020
NORAD’s Operation NOBLE EAGLE takes to the skies over Toronto
A rogue passenger plane, an international squadron of fighter jets, and a tanker refueling these jets mid-air at high speeds over Canada’s biggest city. While this may sound like the start of a blockbuster movie, this was the scene that played out over Toronto on July 30, 2020 as part of a well orchestrated NORAD training exercise.Read More
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.
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.