eBay, Gogo Team Up to Give Passengers 30 Minutes of Free Wi-Fi on Delta Air Lines for the Holidays
ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay is giving passengers aboard all Gogo equipped Delta Air Lines flights the gift of free Wi-Fi this holiday season. Starting December 12 through January 2, passengers can access 30 minutes of free Gogo during any of Delta's more than 2,500 daily Wi-Fi equipped flights courtesy of eBay. In addition to the free half-hour session, passengers will also be able to shop on eBay throughout the duration of the flight.
"As people head out to visit their relatives on Delta for the holidays, we are delighted to be able to partner with eBay to offer 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi so they can shop for last minute gifts, connect with friends and family, or send holiday greetings from 30,000 feet," said Ash ElDifrawi, Gogo's chief marketing officer. "This is always a hectic time of year and we're happy to be able to offer Delta passengers this holiday gift."
The eBay free Wi-Fi promotion is one more way Gogo is working with partners to bring exciting shopping and entertainment options to travelers.
"With over 200 million listings on eBay, Delta flyers are sure to find exactly the right gift as they head home this holiday season," said Richelle Parham, CMO of eBay North America. "Shoppers will also be able to access our Daily Deals while they fly, which offer deep discounts on hot products and free shipping."
"This is the second time Gogo has partnered with eBay in creative ways to help promote their brand through Gogo's new in-air multi-media platform," added ElDifrawi. "We're extremely excited to work with them on building unique opportunities to reach shoppers at 30,000 feet."
To access the free Wi-Fi, just connect to Gogo on your Delta flight using your own Wi-Fi enabled device, open your browser, enter your email address in the special eBay promotion on the home page and click the "Give Me Free Wi-Fi" button.
Gogo is fast becoming everyone's favorite part of flying. By allowing travelers to get online, in air, Gogo keeps them connected to life. Using Gogo's exclusive network and services, passengers with laptops and other Wi-Fi enabled devices can get online on all domestic AirTran Airways, Virgin America and Alaska Airlines flights, on all domestic mainline Delta flights and on select Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways flights.
Back on the ground, Gogo's 400+ employees in Itasca, IL and Broomfield, CO are working to continually redefine flying as a productive, socially connected, and all-around more satisfying experience. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gogo and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gogo.
About eBay Inc.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is about enabling commerce. We do so through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, which allows users to buy and sell in nearly every country on earth; through PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments; and through GSI, which facilitates ecommerce, multichannel retailing and digital marketing for global enterprises. X.commerce brings together the technology assets and developer communities of eBay, PayPal and Magento, an ecommerce platform, to support eBay Inc.'s mission of enabling commerce. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.