Lufthansa Technik has selected the latest generation AID from United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Aerospace Systems on behalf of German airline Lufthansa, the tech company said. to enable a wide range of cost-saving solutions for its customers.
The UTC Aerospace Systems AID was selected as the preferred platform due to its data processing performance, advanced network security features, ability to host embedded applications, and reliability. Lufthansa Technik received EASA certification for the AID system on the Airbus A320 family and is preparing follow-on certifications on various commercial aircraft types for customers beyond the Lufthansa Group.
Lufthansa German Airlines has ordered the AID for their fleet of A320 series aircraft, with options for the rest of their fleet. AID development and production work is being performed by UTC Aerospace Systems´ Sensors and Integrated Systems business in Burnsville, Minnesota.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures, and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
Farmington, Connecticut-based United Technologies Corporation provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.