CHICAGO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) announced today that it will offer Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi passes to travel agents through its new Sabre Red App. The Gogo Red App will be available to U.S. based travel agents using the Sabre system through the Sabre Red App Centre.
Through this alliance, travel agents who book customer travel using the Sabre Red App will be able to offer their clients the ability to pre-purchase a Wi-Fi pass at a discount whenever they are booking a Gogo enabled flight. The pass provides up to 24 hours of continuous wireless internet access on domestic Gogo equipped flights on participating airlines between destinations within the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
"Gogo is a leading provider of in-flight internet and entertainment and this Red App will enable travel agents to offer customers an amenity that has become a must have for travelers," said Alison Colquhoun, vice president of product marketing, Sabre Travel Network.
"We know that the more integrated we can get within the decision making process for travel arrangements, the more likely passengers are to choose to use our services in flight," said Ash ElDifrawi, Gogo's chief commercial officer. "What better way to do that than to partner with the leader in global travel technology and arm the tens of thousands of travel agents that use the Sabre Red App to book client travel so they can easily add in-flight Wi-Fi to their trip.
About Sabre Corporation
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than $120 billion of estimated travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.
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 2,800 commercial aircraft. More than 7,000 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, IL, with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO, and various locations overseas. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com and business.gogoair.com.
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