The committee was provided with Flight Path, a 10-year investment strategy developed by Stantec Consulting Ltd. which provides investment tools and recommendations about the future of investment in Yukon’s aviation system.
The Government of Yukon and the Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee met yesterday to discuss a number of initiatives impacting the territory’s aviation sector. The committee reviewed and provided their feedback on the Public Airports Act Regulations.
The committee was provided with Flight Path, a 10-year investment strategy developed by Stantec Consulting Ltd. which provides investment tools and recommendations about the future of investment in Yukon’s aviation system. The committee also took part in important discussions with NAV Canada on their current service level review at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport control tower.
"Yukon’s Aviation Advisory Committee is instrumental in providing guidance and advice on the future of the aviation industry and the management of the infrastructure that supports this critical link for people, goods and services. I look forward to hearing its thoughts on these important matters." Minister of Highways and Public Works Richard Mostyn
"The Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee is pleased to have had a meaningful opportunity to review and comment on the draft Public Airports Regulations. The committee and Yukon government also spoke with a united voice expressing our safety concerns to NAV Canada and we are hopeful they listened." Yukon Aviation Advisory Committee Chair David Sharp
The committee’s feedback on the Public Airports Regulations is being reviewed by the Government of Yukon. The regulations are expected to be approved this spring.
The committee will work with the Government of Yukon to develop a response to Flight Path’s recommendations to support implementation which will guide investment decisions over the next 10 years.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Government of Yukon has invested more than $10 million into Yukon’s aviation sector.
NAV Canada is engaging with stakeholders at six sites across the country as part of its service level review.