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Qatar Airways counts on flight planning solution from Lufthansa Systems

Qatar Airways extends Lido Flight 4D contract
Qatar Airways extends Lido Flight 4D contract

Nov 09, 2021

The Gulf carrier continues to benefit from Lido Flight 4D for another five years.

Lufthansa Systems is pleased to announce that Qatar Airways has signed an agreement extending the use of its flight planning solution Lido Flight 4D. The Doha-based carrier will continue to use the reliable and accurate flight planning solution to achieve maximum operational efficiency, safety, and stability. The airline continues to benefit from a high degree of automation and optimization, resulting in significant operational cost savings.

“Lufthansa Systems and Qatar Airways have a long-standing partnership. We have worked together since 2001 and look forward to continuing our successful cooperation in the future. The renewal of the contract is a sign of the trust in our products,” said Marco Cesa Senior Vice President Regional Management Europe, Middle East & Africa

Over 25% of aircraft worldwide operate with Lido Flight 4D, one of the most efficient and reliable flight planning solutions available. The solution supports dispatchers in evaluating the optimal route, while taking current flight-related data into account. It enables airlines to optimize their flying time, costs, and fuel consumption, resulting in fuel savings of up to 5%.
Lido Flight 4D flight planning solution represents Lufthansa Systems’ continuous investment in the future of aviation, offering flexibility, reliability, and highlighting our commitment to grow with our customers and partners.

Qatar Airways, based in Doha, operates a hub-and-spoke network, and services over 150 destinations across the globe, using a fleet of over 200 aircraft. The collaboration between Qatar Airways and Lufthansa Systems dates back to 2001. In addition to Lido Flight 4D, the carrier uses Lido FMS, Lido Obstacle Data, NetLine/Plan and NetLine/Sched from Lufthansa Systems.

About Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways is the national airline of the State of Qatar. Based in Doha, the Airline’s trendsetting on-board product focuses on: comfort, fine cuisine, the latest in-flight audio & video entertainment, award-winning service and a modern aircraft fleet averaging around 5 years of age.


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