ORLANDO, FL [NBAA 2012] – October 29, 2012 – Aircell, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity equipment and services to the business aviation market, announces that Avjet Corporation, an international provider of aircraft charter and management solutions, has reached the mid-point in a program to equip its charter fleet with Aircell’s Gogo Biz™ in-flight Internet service. More than 50% of Avjet’s charter aircraft now offer the service.
Gogo Biz allows passengers and flight crews to enjoy high-speed Internet capabilities above 10,000 feet in the continental U.S. and portions of Alaska, using their own Wi-Fi enabled laptops, tablets, smartphones, electronic flight bags and other mobile devices.
Mark Lefever, President of Avjet Corporation, said, “In-flight Internet service has quickly become an expected amenity in the charter industry. In today’s market, it’s actually becoming increasingly difficult to book charter aircraft without it. Avjet is pleased to be equipping its fleet with the service that passengers want the most. We’ve been very pleased with Gogo Biz – the service has been fantastic, passengers love it and the economics are very positive.
“We debuted the service on two additional aircraft in the last 60 days and we have several more installations in the planning stages. By this time next year, we expect most of our fleet will be equipped with Gogo Biz,” concluded Lefever.
Avjet Corporation is an international provider of aircraft charter and management solutions. Specializing in large-cabin, VIP aircraft. The company is also a leader in Boeing and Gulfstream sales transactions around the globe, offering clients expert assistance in both aircraft sales and acquisitions. Avjet’s clients maximize the many benefits of private aviation, while reducing the cost and complexity of aircraft ownership. Avjet holds the highest safety ratings by the world’s leading auditing services. The company is headquartered in Burbank, California, and maintains a global presence in Washington D.C., Seoul, Dubai, Tokyo, Moscow and other locations around the globe. To learn more about the company, visit www.avjet.com.
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, high-speed 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 6 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.
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