BROOMFIELD, CO – July 22, 2008 – Aircell,the world’s leading provider of airborne communications, recently announced that it has selected Duncan Aviation of Lincoln, NE, as its 2007 Dealer of the Year for the business aviation market. The award is based on a combination of factors, including commitment to serving customers, technical expertise, and sales performance demonstrated during the year. This marks an unprecedented third time Duncan Aviation has received this award since it was initiated in 2001.
"Duncan Aviation is proud to be honored with Aircell’s Dealer of the Year Award for 2007," said Gary Harpster, Avionics Sales for Duncan Aviation. "Our goal in this industry has always been to provide our customers with the best possible product for their investment. Aircell is a company in this market for the long haul, and their broadband solution will revolutionize the way people spend their time on corporate aircraft. Having high-speed connectivity in the air will soon be as standard as carrying a cell phone on the ground."
Andy Geist, Aircell Senior Vice President, Business Aviation Solutions, commented, “Aircell and its dealer network share a mission of helping aircraft operators get the most out of their airborne communications. Particularly as we bring our revolutionary broadband systems to market later this year, Duncan Aviation’s consultative approach to communications and deep technical resources will continue to be of tremendous value to our mutual customers.”
Aircell products are represented exclusively through a worldwide network of more than 200 dealers and distributors. Previous Aircell Dealer of the Year award winners are:
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About Duncan Aviation
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider with 2,000 employees supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections and maintenance, engine services, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems in addition to full paint and interior services and aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7 at 800.562.6377 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include more than 20 satellite avionics and seven Rapid Response facilities strategically located throughout the United States. For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, please visit www.DuncanAviation.aero or call 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277.
Aircell is the world’s leading provider of airborne communications and a single-source, turnkey provider of equipment, service, and technical support. 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. As winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built a revolutionary new mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation. In 2008, the Aircell Network and its inflight portal, known as Gogo, will revolutionize the commercial airline passenger flight experience, delivering a robust Internet experience at 35,000 feet. The Aircell Network will also provide airlines with connectivity to operations and a path to enhanced cabin services such as video, audio, television, cellular voice, cellular data and more. Business aircraft operators will be offered a similar feature set in a variety of equipment packages. Aircell has facilities in Broomfield, Colorado, and Itasca, Illinois. Aircell’s vision is to give everyone the ability to stay in touch, in flight ™ . For more information about Aircell, please visit www.aircell.com.
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