Gogo passes commercial aviation connectivity milestone
Aug 30, 2013 (AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) --
Illinois USA-based in-flight connectivity specialist Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) said it marked the fifth year anniversary of its first Internet enabled commercial flight in August.
Five years ago, Gogo began offering an Air-To-Ground, cellular based network that enabled passengers to connect to the Internet above 30,000 feet and traveling at speeds in excess of 500 miles-per-hour.
Currently, more than a m passengers a month use the service to stay connected in-flight. Gogo's connectivity service can now be found on nearly 2,000 commercial aircraft over nine major airline partners. More than 7,000 commercial flights each day are connected using Gogo's service.
In addition to connectivity related services, Gogo also launched its Gogo Vision product, which allows passengers to rent from a library of more than 100 movies and television shows and stream them to their own Wi-Fi enabled device.
Gogo's in-flight connectivity partners include American Airlines (OTC: AAMRQ), Air Canada, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK), Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: RJET), United Airlines (NYSE: UAL), US Airways (NYSE: LCC) and Virgin America.
Find out more at www.gogoair.com.
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