ITASCA, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, announced today that the first aircraft of Delta's long-haul international fleet has gone live with Gogo's connectivity service. Passengers flying on Delta's 747-400 aircraft flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo and from Atlanta to Tokyo today will be the first to experience the service.
The aircraft is also the first aircraft flying with Gogo's Ku-band satellite service, which will be deployed on across Delta's international fleet.
"Gogo has built and operationalized a network that has the ability to provide connectivity related services to Delta's entire fleet of domestic and international aircraft from regional jets to 777s – almost anywhere they fly around the globe," said Gogo's president and CEO, Michael Small. "Delta will soon have more than 1,000 planes including all two-class regional, domestic and international aircraft flying with Gogo's connectivity services."
Gogo is scheduled to complete the installation of Wi-Fi service on Delta's entire international fleet, including its Boeing 777, 767, 747, Airbus 330 and transoceanic Boeing 757 aircraft operating on international, long-haul routes, by the end of 2015.
Gogo is the global leader of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions. Using Gogo's exclusive products and services, passengers with Wi-Fi enabled devices can get online on more than 2,000 Gogo equipped commercial aircraft. In-flight connectivity partners include Aeromexico, American Airlines, Air Canada, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America. In-flight entertainment partners include Aeromexico, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines, Scoot and US Airways. In addition to its commercial airline business, Gogo has more than 6,300 business aircraft outfitted with its communications services.
Back on the ground, Gogo's 700+ employees in Itasca, IL, Broomfield, CO and various locations overseas are working to continually redefine flying as a productive, socially connected, and all-around more satisfying experience. Connect with Gogo at www.gogoair.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gogo and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gogo.