CARLSBAD, Calif., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zetta Jet, the world's first truly personalized private airline has selected ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, to supply global in-flight internet service for its customers desiring faster, more reliable in-flight connectivity on its Bombardier® Global ultra-long range business aircraft.
Designed to serve either leisure passenger needs or "office in the sky" applications, ViaSat's global in-flight internet service allows those on board to have full internet capabilities including live video streaming, send/receive emails, establish VPN connections and participate in video conferencing and high-quality Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls.
"By partnering with ViaSat we are offering a 'best in service' in-flight internet system, which aligns with our goal in providing unique, personalized guest experiences that leverage the best amenities for today's business and luxury traveler," said Geoffrey Cassidy, managing director of Zetta Jet. "With ViaSat's in-flight internet service, we are enabling our customers to experience a faster and more reliable in-flight connectivity and stay connected throughout their journey, as they would do in the office or at home."
"Zetta Jet's customers are already enjoying the full benefits of the global capabilities of the ViaSat in-flight connectivity system," said Ken Peterman, senior vice president and general manager, ViaSat. "In fact, we've seen record usage on ViaSat's network with over 40 GB consumed on one business jet in one month. This speaks to the power of our global network and our ability to provide a fast, reliable in-flight internet experience to Zetta Jet's premiere customer base."
About Zetta Jet The world's first truly personalized private airline, Zetta Jet promises to deliver the ultimate in bespoke luxury experiences to a discerning clientele with its unique experience that combines the dedicated Asian service philosophy with the flexibility and 'can-do' spirit of the U.S., adorned with the glamour of Europe's enduring chic on its Bombardier Global fleet with ultra-long range intercontinental capabilities across the Pacific Rim.
Headquartered in Singapore, Zetta Jet is a FAA certificated air carrier and the first only part 135 operator authorized to conduct Polar flights, enabling Zetta Jet to optimize routes without limitation. With strong operational capabilities and established offices both in Los Angeles and Singapore, Zetta Jet also leverages an established network of sales and support offices in New York, London, San José, Harbin and Singapore. www.zettajet.com
About ViaSat ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) keeps the world connected. As a global broadband services and technology company, ViaSat ensures consumers, businesses, governments and military personnel have communications access - anywhere - whether on the ground or in-flight. The Company's innovations in designing highest-capacity satellites and secure ground infrastructure and terminal technologies coupled with its international network of managed Wi-Fi hotspots enable ViaSat to deliver a best available network that extends the reach and accessibility of broadband internet service, globally. For more information visit ViaSat at: www.viasat.com, or follow the Company on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward looking statements include statements about the success and the timeline of the products and services delivered to Zetta Jet, and ViaSat's Ku-band and Ka-band services for business aviation. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations; and increased competition and other factors affecting the business aviation industry generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in ViaSat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including ViaSat's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. ViaSat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.