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Press Release: Copa relies on Lido solutions from Lufthansa Systems

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueLufthansa Systems and Copa Holdings, through their two principal operating subsidiaries, Copa Airlines and AeroRepública, have signed a partnership on the use of Lido FMS and Lido mPilot. Lufthansa Systems’ Lido Pilot Solutions and Lido Data Solutions provide Copa Holdings with the highest quality of complete and customizable aeronautical data and navigation solution, in the most efficient way. Therefore, it enables maximum operational efficiency and safety.

Lido FMS provides airlines with precise in-flight navigation data, which is fundamental to flight safety. By using the onboard flight management system, pilots can always access flight-relevant information and plan their routes accordingly. Lido FMS holds EASA Service Provider Certificate Type 1 (FAA accepted) and is compliant with relevant industry standards such as RTCA DO-200, RTCA DO-201 and ARINC 424.

Providing pilots with all the necessary navigation charts, documents, and messages on their device, Lido mPilot is an all-in-one navigation solution. The Lido charts are generated directly from the certified Lido FMS navigation database and meet the highest standard of precision and quality. The charting standard was developed by navigation experts in collaboration with pilots, licensed dispatchers, and IT specialists. The solution is designed to increase pilots’ situational awareness.

“Safety is our top priority”, said Daniel Gunn, Senior Vice-President of Operations at Copa Holdings. “With Lido FMS and Lido mPilot we have chosen two solutions that maximize safety and operational cost savings, while enabling the use of latest technology in our flight operations.”

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“We are pleased to have Copa Holdings as a new customer, expanding our presence in Latin America”, said Genaro Zarazúa, CEO of Lufthansa Systems Americas, Inc. “We are convinced that the solutions, Lido FMS and Lido mPilot, will assist Copa Holdings in controlling its navigation processes digitally and efficiently and thereby in growing its business.”

About Copa Holdings

Copa Holdings is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo services.  The Company, through our two principal operating subsidiaries, Copa Airlines and AeroRepública. Copa Airlines operates from its strategically located position in the Republic of Panama, and AeroRepública operates a low-cost business model, Wingo, within Colombia and various cities in the region. The Company provides service to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Copa Airlines {NYSE: CPA} subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S. A, and a member of the global Star Alliance network, has been recognized for the seventh consecutive year as the “Best Airline in Central America and the Caribbean” by Skytrax, and as “Best Airline Staff in Central America and the Caribbean”. In 2021, the airline was also recognized by Cirium, for the eighth consecutive year, as the “Most Punctual Airline in Latin America.”

About Lufthansa Systems

Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co. KG is a leading airline IT provider determined to shape the future of digital aviation. It draws its unique strengths from its ability to combine profound industry know-how with forward-looking technological expertise and has lived by its slogan “We’re into IT” for more than 25 years. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, the company offers its more than 350 customers an extensive range of successful IT products and services for the aviation industry, many of which are market leaders. Lufthansa Systems’ pioneering portfolio covers all of an airline’s business processes – in the flight deck, in the cabin and on the ground. As a tech company and airline IT provider, Lufthansa Systems is committed to identifying its own environmental footprint and improving that of its airline customers across the globe. Headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Lufthansa Systems employs around 2,400 people at its locations in 16 countries.

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