- 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
Getting smart about turbulence: Revising separation criteria at Canada’s major airports
As global air travel continues to grow, the demand for airport capacity increases with it. In anticipation of this future growth, NAV CANADA is leading several initiatives that will increase the number of airplanes that can land and depart each hour. We’re updating the separation standards between aircraft to optimize runway use at capacity constrained airports.
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.