BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has named the organizations receiving the company's highest dealer honor for 2013 – the Aircell 51,000 Five.
The award recognizes the highest-performing organizations in the company's global dealer and distributor network, as chosen by the Aircell executive team.
Recipients of the Aircell 51,000 Five award for 2013 are as follows (in alphabetical order):
Cessna Citation Service Center
Hawker Beechcraft Services
West Star Aviation
Award selection is based on dealers' demonstrated commitment to helping customers get the most out of in-flight connectivity, as well as their technical expertise, sales performance and other factors.
Representing a pinnacle of achievement for an Aircell dealer, the award's name was inspired by the highest altitude reached by aircraft in the business aviation industry – 51,000 feet. Trophies were presented to each organization in a ceremony held recently during the Aircraft Electronics Association's Annual International Convention & Trade Show in Nashville, TN.
Photo caption: "Representatives receiving the Aircell 51,000 Five award for top dealer performance in 2013 are pictured here, (l/r): Don Milum, Hawker Beechcraft Services; Joe Litchard, Cessna Citation Service Center; Dave Salvador, Aircell; Mike Minchow, Duncan Aviation; and Dave Feuerhak, West Star Aviation."
About Aircell Aircell, a Gogo company, is a leading provider of in-flight connectivity equipment and services to the business aviation market. Through a full range of services including voice, Internet, cockpit data and more, Aircell increases the productivity, safety, and enjoyment of the business aviation travel experience. Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, USA, Aircell is an AS9100-certified company serving a global customer base with an authorized dealer/distributor network that spans six continents. A trusted brand in airborne communications, Aircell is a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer and installed on the world's largest fractional ownership fleets. The only company to offer equipment for three of the industry's most popular network technologies – Iridium Satellite, Inmarsat SwiftBroadband and Gogo Biz® – Aircell provides advice and solutions addressing any customer need, aircraft type, or geography.
A Collier Trophy nominee and the recipient of several dozen awards for innovation, Aircell is widely credited with many of the industry's most influential historical achievements, beginning with the groundbreaking airborne cellular concept that launched the company in 1991. Connect with us at www.aircell.com and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/aircellbizav.
About Gogo 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 6,500 business aircraft outfitted with its communications services.
Back on the ground, Gogo's 700+ 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.