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Gogo Expands Business Aviation Unit in Europe

Gogo Expands Business Aviation Unit in Europe

Gogo Business Aviation announced plans to expand in Europe with addition of new staff and a new loyalty program.
Gogo’s new loyalty program offers business customers a shorter commitment, down to three years from five, and transferable service, in the event that an equipped aircraft is sold.
The program also has a monthly payment plan with no annual up-front payment.
Select, existing, and former Gogo customers will be able to receive SwiftBroadband equipment …

British Airways to Add Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi to Long-Haul Fleet

British Airways to Add Gogo In-Flight Wi-Fi to Long-Haul Fleet

British Airways flights across the pond and elsewhere will no longer be a dead zone when it comes to Wi-Fi.
A deal between British Airways’ parent International Airlines Group and Gogo will add what the airline is calling the “fastest” Wi-Fi service on long-haul flights to 118 aircraft in its fleet. The airline said it plans to offer a basic version of Wi-Fi to passengers at no charge, with a fee …

Delta and Gogo to Offer Faster Wi-Fi on More Planes

Delta and Gogo to Offer Faster Wi-Fi on More Planes

Delta Air Lines passengers will soon be able to experience faster Internet connectivity while in the air. The Atlanta-based airline announced a new deal with in-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo to offer travelers more than 20 times more bandwidth than the current system.
The two companies said that the airline will install Gogo’s faster Wi-Fi service, 2Ku, on an additional 350 aircraft. The original plan was for Delta to deploy 2Ku on …

Air Canada to Offer In-Flight Wi-Fi on International Flights

Air Canada to Offer In-Flight Wi-Fi on International Flights

Air Canada announced that it plans to offer in-flight Internet on international flights.
The carrier, in partnership with Gogo, will begin installing the company’s 2Ku system on its entire international fleet of wide-body aircraft this fall, beginning with its Boeing 777s.
Gogo’s 2Ku system offers speeds of a minimum of 70 Mbps to the aircraft, seven times faster than Gogo’s fastest air-to-ground network.  It uses two Ku-band connections to send and receive …

Gogo Signs Deal with Satellite Provider SES to Boost In-Flight Wi-Fi Speed

Gogo Signs Deal with Satellite Provider SES to Boost In-Flight Wi-Fi Speed

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo announced a deal with global satellite operator SES that will boost in-flight Internet service over the United States including Alaska and Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, as well as Central and South America, the Caribbean, and the North Atlantic.
The agreement is for capacity on two high-powered satellites scheduled to go into service in 2017 as well as for capacity on an additional satellite, also scheduled to launch in …

American Airlines in Negotiations for Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi

American Airlines in Negotiations for Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi

American Airlines, the first U.S. airline to offer in-flight Internet on domestic routes, said it has found a better service provider than incumbent Gogo.
The Fort Worth-based airline asked a court in Tarrant County for a declaratory judgment against Gogo on Friday, after having notified the company that it plans to exercise the clause in its contract that allows it to renegotiate or terminate the agreement if another provider offers a …

Gogo Adds Inexpensive Option for In-Flight Messaging

Gogo Adds Inexpensive Option for In-Flight Messaging

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo announced on Thursday a new option for air travelers who only want to use messaging services during flights.
The Gogo Messaging Pass will support a variety of messaging apps including Apple iMessage, Skype, Viber, and WhatsApp and is usable only on mobile devices. It does not support other functions such as e-mail or web browsing.
The price for the messaging pass is under $3 according to Gogo and …