ITASCA, Ill., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider and the world leader in wireless in-flight entertainment, will partner with Spafax to support the management and development of content for Gogo's wireless in-flight entertainment product – Gogo Vision.
Spafax is a global leader when it comes to the management and curation of content for the aero market and currently has partnerships with more than 50 airlines. Gogo Vision is currently installed on more than 1700 commercial aircraft on six major airlines and a growing number of business aircraft.
"Partnering with Spafax is a natural fit. Tapping into their global content experience and leveraging it for our Gogo Vision product will only strengthen what has become the industry leading wireless IFE product," said Ash ElDifrawi, Gogo's chief commercial officer. "As we begin to roll out this product globally, having access to content tailored to fit the needs of different cultures and regions around the world will be an incredible asset."
"We are excited to partner with Gogo as they accelerate the global expansion of their highly successful Gogo Vision Product," adds Niall McBain, CEO of Spafax. "Content is at the core of our business, and we know that our international team of experts will help deliver an even more appealing and diverse Gogo Vision entertainment offer."
Spafax currently works with hundreds of original content providers, including all major Hollywood and international studios. In addition to content procurement, Spafax's world-class operations team will provide assistance to streamline the content delivery and integration process, further increasing speed and reliability for Gogo's airline clients.
Gogo is a leading global aero-communications service provider that offers in-flight Internet, entertainment, text messaging, voice and a host of other communications-related services to the commercial and business aviation markets. Gogo has more than 2,100 commercial aircraft equipped with its services and partnerships with 10 major airlines. More than 6,600 business aircraft are also flying with its solutions, including the world's largest fractional ownership fleets. Gogo also is a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer.
Gogo has more than 800 employees and is headquartered in Itasca, IL, with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO, and various locations overseas. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com and business.gogoair.com
Spafax is one of the world's leading providers of branded content solutions in the form of entertainment production and management, publishing and media sales. Spafax clients include leading global airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines and the Lufthansa Group. Other partners include Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, Bombardier Business Aircraft, and Mercedes-Benz. Spafax is headquartered in London with offices in Frankfurt, Madrid, Amsterdam, New York, Hollywood, Orange County, Atlanta, Dubai, Toronto, Montreal, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago and Lima. Spafax is a division of tenth avenue, part of the WPP family of companies. See more at www.spafax.com
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