LOUISVILLE, CO – April 27, 2007 – Aircell is pleased to announce that Sergio Aguirre has been appointed to the position of OEM Sales Manager.
Aguirre brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new position, where he is responsible for managing a number of the company’s key business aviation OEM relationships. In addition to being sold in the aftermarket through a worldwide network of dealers and distributors, Aircell products are offered as a factory option by virtually every airframe manufacturer in business aviation.
Bill Peltola, Aircell Senior Vice President, Business Aviation Solutions, commented, “We are thrilled to have Sergio join our team. His vast experience and technical knowledge will be an invaluable asset to Aircell and its industry-leading base of airframe OEM customers.”
Prior to joining Aircell, Aguirre held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, aircraft completions, and program management for organizations including Gulfstream Aerospace, Airshow, and Securaplane. Earlier in his career, he was an Airframe Repair Specialist in the U.S. Air Force.
Aircell® is the leader in global airborne telecommunications for the Business Aviation market. Its products are offered by virtually every fixed- and rotor-wing airframe manufacturer in business aviation, and are installed aboard the world’s four largest fractional ownership fleets. A single-source, turnkey provider of equipment, service, and technical support, Aircell simplifies airborne communications and keeps you In Touch, In Flight®.
The 2006 winner of the FCC’s exclusive broadband frequency license, Aircell is also pioneering a revolutionary new wireless broadband system for North America. Available only from Aircell, it will include robust Wi-Fi hotspots that enable airline passengers to surf the Internet, use e-mail, and log on to their corporate VPN’s using their personal 802.11a/b/g-equipped Wi-Fi data devices. The system will also offer airline operational communications capabilities and provide a path to a wealth of future cabin services.
Set for introduction in 2008, the new broadband service will also be available to business aircraft operators, offering a similar set of features.
Aircell (www.aircell.com) has facilities in Louisville, Colorado, and Itasca, Illinois, USA. , Colorado, USA.