Copa Airlines Selects Maintenix for Cross-Fleet Maintenance Management

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Central American carrier continues to take a leadership position in delivering service excellence to its customers with modern, scalable IT solution

Mxi® Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance management software, announced today that Copa Airlines (Copa) – the flag carrier of Panama and one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Latin America and the Caribbean – has selected the Maintenix® system for its enterprise-wide fleet maintenance management.

Recently named “Mexico and Central America’s Leading Airline” at the 2015 World Travel Awards, Copa Airlines is committed to enabling greater operational efficiencies within its fleet maintenance management practices. In fact, Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia were named the most on-time airline in Latin America by FlightStats (for the third consecutive year). In addition, the London-based air-travel intelligence company OAG, last January announced that Copa Airlines is the “No. 1 on-time airline in Latin America,” and ranks No. 2 worldwide. The rankings are a strong differentiating factor for Copa in the aviation industry worldwide.

By selecting Maintenix as its maintenance IT system standard across engineering, planning, execution and materials management, Copa is looking to capitalize on more real-time maintenance management, fully-integrated with other key departmental systems such as flight operations, finance and human resources.

"At Copa we are very proud of our efforts to provide world-class service day after day for our customers. This commitment extends to the very root of our operations, including maintenance, where we adhere to nothing less than the highest standards of quality and safety," said Ahmad R. Zamany, Vice President of Technical Operations at Copa Airlines. "Mxi proved to be the right partner with the ideal solution capable of delivering the information we need to improve our already world-class performance and to expand our business.”

This latest deal for Mxi comes on the heels of other recent contracts with leading airlines such as Cape Air, Mesa Airlines and Southwest Airlines, and reflects the Maintenix software’s expanding footprint among operators of all sizes across the Americas.

“The commercial aviation market in the Americas continues to show strong signs of growth and an appetite for IT innovation. Copa Airlines is among the leaders in this arena, having long established itself as a model for what it takes to be successful in the very competitive regionals market,” says Bill Cavitt, President and CEO at Mxi Technologies. “Mxi is very proud to be working with Copa Airlines, and we look forward to collaborating with them to further their reputation for delivering world-class services for their customers.”

About Copa Airlines
Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia, subsidiaries of Copa Holdings, are leading Latin American providers of passengers and cargo services. The airlines offer service to 76 destinations in 31 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. During Copa Airlines’ 68 years of continuous operations, the Hub of the Americas in Panama has become the leading hub on the continent. Copa operates one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, consisting of 100 aircraft: 14 Boeing 737-700 Next-Generation, 63 Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation and 23 Embraer-190, and has an on-time performance of above 91 percent, one of the best in the industry. In 2015 Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia were named the most on-time airlines in Latin America by FlightStats (for the third consecutive year) and by OAG. In addition, Copa received the award for “Best Regional Airline in Central America and the Caribbean” from Skytrax and “Leading Airline in Mexico and Central America” at the World Travel Awards. Copa is a member of Star Alliance, which offers passengers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries. To make reservations and seat selection, create a trip log, check in for flights, print boarding passes or purchase tickets through secure online transactions in seven different currencies, visit http://www.copa.com.

About Mxi Technologies
Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with U.S. headquarters in Dallas, TX, Mxi Technologies is a leading provider of integrated and intelligent maintenance management software, support and services catering specifically to the global aviation industry, including commercial and defense operators, third-party MROs, and OEM aftermarket service providers. Mxi Technologies’ suite of Maintenix® software is uniquely designed to help aviation organizations maximize the revenue potential of their aviation assets through standard, lean, and predictable maintenance. Mxi’s global footprint of customers range from emerging, small to midsized organizations to the largest global enterprises, with single to multi-site deployments that scale as high as 6,000 users in a single instance. For more information, visit us at http://www.mxi.com.

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