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
Space-based Surveillance Saves North Pole Pilot Stuck in Chimney
The holiday season is a busy time, especially for cargo pilots as they deliver mail and packages to every corner of the world. All has been cheerful so far, except for one cargo pilot on a seasonal flight from the North Pole who ended up in a Claus-trophobic situation.
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.
From an innovative idea to a world leader in air navigation services: NAV CANADA celebrates 23rd anniversary.
November 1st 2019 marks NAV CANADA's 23rd anniversary. From an innovative idea in the early 1990s, to becoming a world leader in air navigation services, the Company has always strived for excellence and to set the pace for the industry. Here are a few of the milestones we’ve attained since our formation.
Clearing the air: 6 things you might not know about Canada’s Air Navigation Service Provider
NAV CANADA plays a unique role managing the 18 million square kilometres of Canadian airspace. Thousands of travellers benefit from our services every day, yet there are aspects of our business that people are often surprised to learn. In this blog, we share some key facts and address six common misconceptions about NAV CANADA.