Universal Avionics will use Lido FMS navigation data as the primary source for its navigational databases.

Press Release: Lufthansa Systems provides nav data to Universal Avionics

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueLufthansa Systems is pleased to announce its partnership with Universal Avionics. The Tucson, Arizona, based manufacturer of avionics systems now uses Lido FMS navigation data as the primary source for its navigational databases.

Universal Avionics and its customers profit from the Lido FMS, which meets the highest standards in currency, precision, and data integrity. Lufthansa Systems provides Universal Avionics with more than 25,000 aerodromes out of the navigational library, which encompasses over 35,000 aerodromes worldwide. With this partnership, more than 4,500 additional aircraft use Lido FMS through the Universal Avionics flight management system.

“We are pleased that Universal Avionics has trusted Lufthansa Systems to provide our navigation data services, and look forward to supporting Universal Avionics in their mission to provide industry-leading products to their customers,” said Philipp Barzen, Managing Director Lufthansa Systems FlightNav AG.

“This partnership enables Universal Avionics to continue delivering unprecedented service to our customers as we expand our product portfolio offering,” said Robert Clare, Services Director at Universal Avionics. “We are excited to collaborate with Lufthansa Systems to access their suite of services, and augment our offering of services to our distribution network and end users,” he added.


Lido FMS is a comprehensive, certified navigation database, containing all relevant aeronautical data with worldwide coverage. The database consists of more than 35,000 aerodromes and associated procedures. All relevant aeronautical data is provided, including information about airports, airways, waypoints, radio beacons, holding patterns, and approaches. Lido FMS holds EASA Service Provider Certificate Type 1 and is compliant with relevant industry standards such as RTCA DO-200, RTCA DO-201 and ARINC 424.

About Universal Avionics

Universal Avionics, an Elbit Systems Company, is a leading manufacturer of innovative commercial avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry.
To learn more about Universal Avionics, visit www.uasc.com/company/about.

About Lufthansa Systems

Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co. KG is a leading airline IT provider. Based on long-term project experience, a deep understanding of complex business processes and strong technological know-how, the company provides consulting and IT services for the global aviation industry. More than 350 customers worldwide rely on the know-how of IT specialists at Lufthansa Systems. Its portfolio covers innovative IT products and services, which provide added value for its customers in terms of enhanced efficiency, reduced costs or increased profits. Headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Lufthansa Systems has offices in 16 other countries.

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