|CBAA releases business aviation in Canada study
Here is a copy of CBAA's Business Aviation Economic Impact Study in Canada, a report that clearly shows the size and importance of business aviation to Canada, providing both a description of how businesses use their aircraft to their advantage, and also the dollar value in contribution to the Canadian economy.
Highlights from the report reveal that Canadian business aviation:
You are encouraged to use this report to educate policy-makers, businesses and your community to show them that business aviation matters to everyone.
- Contributes $3.1 billion in direct economic outputs and $650 million in taxes every year
- Employs 11,500 people directly, with $800 million in annual wages
- Provides higher wages: Business aviation annual wages average $69,000, well above the national aggregate average of $47,000 and higher than average wages in construction, information/cultural industries, and transportation and warehousing.
- Operations from sea to sea to sea — Canada is home to approximately 1,900 business aviation aircraft, including both fixed wing (76 percent) and rotor (24 percent), spread across Canada with the majority based in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia.
- Is responsible for almost one out of five flights — Business aviation accounts for 18 percent of all domestic air movements in Canada.
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