Gogo to allow Amazon Payments for in-flight internet access
Sep 11, 2013 (AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) --
Illinois USA-based in-flight connectivity firm Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) said it is now working with US online retailer Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Payments unit to offer Gogo users the ability to pay for their in-flight Internet sessions using the information stored in their Amazon accounts.
When Gogo users launch their Internet browser and choose to access the Internet in flight, they will see the "Pay with Amazon" icon as an option, the firm said.
Amazon Payments is currently available for Gogo customers who access the Internet on all laptops, tablets and mobile devices. This solution offers a fast, easy and secure way to pay.
Gogo's products and services, passengers with Wi-Fi enabled devices can get online on nearly 2,000 Gogo equipped commercial aircraft.
The firm'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.
In addition to its commercial airline business, Gogo has more than 6,500 business aircraft outfitted with its communications services.
Find out more at www.gogoair.com.
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