BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) has expanded its coverage on the eastern seaboard of North America and in central Canada, providing approximately one hour of additional air-to-ground inflight connectivity in both locations for business aircraft.
The expanded coverage on Canada's east coast is primarily between Halifax, Nova Scotia and Gander, Newfoundland – approximately 450 additional nautical miles of new coverage. In central Canada the expanded coverage is available in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan, and central Manitoba, providing additional connectivity for flights crossing over the polar cap region into Canada – primarily flights between Europe and Canada, and Europe and the west coast of the U.S.
"Gogo continues to improve the inflight experience for business travelers by providing expanded coverage enabling longer sessions of connectivity and productivity," said Sergio Aguirre, senior vice president of product management & business development for Gogo. "The benefit of an additional hour of ATG connectivity gives our customers the ability to get more done or enjoy an additional hour of entertainment during a flight without the need to connect to other, more expensive, inflight connectivity and entertainment solutions."
The expanded coverage will benefit a host of Gogo customers, especially those who fly internationally between North America and Europe and cross over Canada's east coast or through central Canada; domestic flights between the east and west coast of the United States with routes over Canada; and domestic flights throughout Canada; and flights between Canada and the U.S.
With more than two decades of experience, Gogo is the leader in in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business fleets around the world. Gogo connects aircraft, providing its aviation partners with the world's most powerful network and platform to help optimize their operations. Gogo's superior technologies, best-in-class service, and global reach help planes fly smarter, our aviation partners perform better, and their passengers travel happier.
Today, Gogo has partnerships with 17 commercial airlines and is installed on more than 2,500 commercial aircraft. More than 6,800 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 1,000 employees and is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with additional facilities in Broomfield, Colo., and various locations overseas. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com and www.business.gogoair.com.
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