Gogo Users Can Now Use Amazon Payments to Access In-flight Internet Services
ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, is now working with Amazon Payments to offer Gogo users the ability to pay for their in-flight Internet sessions using the information stored in their Amazon accounts.
"By enabling Amazon Payments, we are offering the hundreds of millions of Amazon customers an easy way to pay for Internet access on Gogo," said Ash ElDifrawi, Gogo's chief commercial officer. "We know that Amazon buyers are highly satisfied with their payment experience on Amazon. This relationship gives Gogo customers a familiar choice that they already know and trust."
When Gogo users launch their Internet browser and choose to access the Internet in flight, they will now recognize the "Pay with Amazon" icon as an option.
"We are proud to add Gogo to the growing base of companies using Amazon Payments, making it easy for Amazon customers to pay in flight on any wireless device," said Tom Taylor, Vice President, Amazon Payments. "Our customers tell us they love using 'Pay with Amazon' because they don't have to re-enter their payment information or billing address. Sellers say they value the improved customer experience including reduced abandonment and fraud protection."
Amazon Payments is currently available for Gogo customers who access the Internet on all laptops, tablets and mobile devices. This solution offers a fast, easy and secure way to pay.
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 nearly 2,000 Gogo equipped commercial aircraft. In-flight connectivity partners include American Airlines, Air Canada, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America. In-flight entertainment partners include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Scoot and US Airways. In addition to its commercial airline business, Gogo has more than 6,500 business aircraft outfitted with its communications services.
Back on the ground, Gogo's 600+ employees in Itasca, IL, Broomfield, CO and London 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.
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