Gogo to Partner with American Airlines to add In-flight Internet on Regional Jets Gogo Expected to Begin Installations on New CRJs in June
ITASCA, Ill., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aero communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces today that it has reached an agreement with American Airlines to begin installing its ATG connectivity service on 30 new Bombardier CRJ-900 NextGen aircraft, which will be delivered to American starting this month. The additional connected aircraft will build on the more than 850 aircraft in American's fleet that are currently equipped with Gogo's In-flight Internet services.
"American Airlines was the first commercial airline to launch connectivity service with Gogo, and we are excited to continue to build on our longstanding relationship with American by extending Wi-Fi service to passengers flying on its new regional jets," said Gogo's president and CEO, Michael Small.
American currently has Gogo's ATG and ATG-4 service installed on its aircraft. By adding Wi-Fi to these regional jets, more American Airlines passengers will be able to connect.
Gogo is a leading aero communications service provider to the global aviation community. 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.