A digital map showing various flights being tracked, as represented by small yellow aircraft. Image: Flightradar24

Press Release: Flightradar24 opts for Lufthansa Systems’ Lido dataset

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueLufthansa Systems announced that Flightradar24 opted for Lido Sky Data as a basis for their global flight tracking services. After running various tests with different providers in the market, Flightradar24 chose Lufthansa Systems because of their high data quality.

Lufthansa Systems’ Lido Sky Data offers aeronautical navigation data with worldwide coverage. Flightradar24 will benefit from this standardized and up-to-date high quality aeronautical dataset, which consists of many different features such as airports, runways, waypoints and airways. For Flightradar24 the worldwide coverage is key for implementing the solution.

Flightradar24 is a well-known flight tracking provider and a leader in the data industry. It provides real-time information about more than 200.000 aircrafts around the world every day. Its services are not only being used by plane spotters or businesses in the aviation industry but are made available to everyone. In total, Flightradar24 has over 40 million users per month and is the most popular flight tracking app worldwide.

“We are very happy to be partnering with Lufthansa Systems. Basing our flight tracking services on high quality and up-to-date navigation data is crucial for our services and our users. After extensive benchmarking, we are convinced that Lido Sky Data is the right choice for us to be able to keep providing our users with the most accurate flight tracking and thus the best user experience”, said Lasse Schmidt Westrén, Strategical Partnership Manager at Flightradar24.


“We are pleased to partner with such a well-known company like Flightradar24. It shows the large variety of use cases of Lido Sky Data outside the traditional aircraft avionics systems, like flight tracking and planning, route analysis, air traffic management, advanced air mobility and many more.”, added Jennie Cheng, Business Development Manager at Lufthansa Systems.

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 2,800 people at its locations in 16 countries.

Featured image credited to Flightradar24