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Air Canada to Provide Wi-Fi Service on North American Flights

Air Canada to Provide Wi-Fi Service on North American Flights

Air Canada announced it will begin offering Wi-Fi Internet service to passengers on its North American routes under an agreement with in-flight Internet provider Gogo.
The airline currently offers in-flight Internet connectivity on two of its Airbus A319 planes operating in Canada and the United States, and plans to roll out the service to all of its 130 narrow-body aircraft by December 2015. The carrier will begin the installations in May …

JAL to Add Gogo Wi-Fi and Vision to Domestic Fleet

JAL to Add Gogo Wi-Fi and Vision to Domestic Fleet

Gogo and Japan Airlines announced that they will add Gogo Vision to JAL’s entire domestic fleet.  In addition to the new in-flight entertainment service, JAL’s domestic fleet will also receive Gogo’s in-flight Internet connectivity.
Gogo Vision offers an extensive catalogue of TV shows and movies available for rental in-flight.  Passengers can stream the content to their Wi-Fi enabled computers or mobile devices.
Both Japanese content and JAL’s original content, including anime, sports, …

Gogo Adds Wi-Fi Service Over Canada

Gogo Adds Wi-Fi Service Over Canada

Gogo announced that it has added in-flight Internet service for business and commercial flights over Canada.  The first phase of this service went live on Monday.
Once the implementation is complete, Gogo’s current offerings over Canada will include its original air-to-ground (ATG) service as well as  ATG-4, and ground-to-orbit (GTO) will be available.
Gogo’s hybrid GTO service uses both satellites and cellular towers.  It offers speeds of up to six times what …

Gogo and The Weather Channel Provide Free Access to Weather.com

Gogo and The Weather Channel Provide Free Access to Weather.com

Gogo and The Weather Channel announced a partnership that allows passengers to access Weather.com and Weather Underground free of charge while in-flight.
Passengers on Gogo-equipped planes can navigate directly to weather.com or wunderground.com, without having to pass through Gogo’s portal page, for full access to the site.
According to Gogo, “checking weather information is one of the top things people do when they access the Internet in flight.”  The partnership comes during …

Aeromexico, Gogo Partner to Provide In-Flight Internet and Entertainment

Aeromexico, Gogo Partner to Provide In-Flight Internet and Entertainment

Aeromexico announced it will partner with Gogo to provide Gogo Vision, an in-flight Internet and wireless in-flight entertainment service, on at least 75 of its aircraft.  Aeromexico expects to implement the new service in the second half of 2014.
On Aeromexico’s Boeing 737 aircraft, the service will utilize Gogo’s Ku-band satellite service, while Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband satellite service will be used for the carrier’s regional jets.
Gogo Vision is an on-demand in-flight entertainment …

Gogo Unveils Low-cost In-flight Texting Service

Gogo Unveils Low-cost In-flight Texting Service

Gogo announced Gogo Text & Talk, a service that allows passengers to send and receive calls and texts while in flight.
The service makes use of Gogo’s in-flight Wi-Fi Internet and a smartphone app.  The free app will be made available for iOS and Android devices when service launches.
Texting through the app will be operational once the Gogo system turns on at 10,000 feet.  While Gogo doesn’t see the talk product …

Gogo and Glympse Partner to Provide In-Flight Location Sharing

Gogo and Glympse Partner to Provide In-Flight Location Sharing

In-flight Internet provider Gogo and location sharing platform Glympse have partnered to allow passengers to share their location with friends and colleagues while in flight.
On any Gogo-equipped flight, flyers can go to http://inflight.glympse.com on their laptop or tablet, or the Glympse app on their smartphone, to share their location in the air to any email or North American phone number.
Recipients can view the progress of the flight, including current air …