Move will accomodate company's rapid growth in business aviation market
BROOMFIELD, CO – February 3, 2014 – Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation division, Aircell, will relocate its headquarters to a brand-new, leased facility in the Interlocken Advanced Technology Park in Broomfield, CO, later this year.
With 112,300 square feet of space at the new location – more than double that of existing facilities in Broomfield – the move will play a key role in supporting the company’s recent and anticipated future expansion. The company has nearly 200 employees in its business aviation group today. More jobs are expected to be added to support the company’s anticipated growth in the coming years.
Aircell, a Gogo company, is a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment services to the business aviation market. From its base in Broomfield, the company serves more than 6,000 business aircraft operators all over the world. Through a full range of services that include voice, high-speed Internet, cockpit data, entertainment and more, Aircell increases the productivity, safety, and enjoyment of the business aviation travel experience. The company’s products and services are factory options at every major business aircraft manufacturer and installed on the world’s largest fractional ownership fleets.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said, “We are pleased that Aircell and Gogo recognized the benefits that Colorado offers to companies, including our location, highly skilled workforce and collaborative business climate. Companies like Aircell are innovative leaders in technology and will continue to be a critical part of our growing advanced industry networks."
“We’re pleased to have finalized plans on our new facility. We’ve been in Colorado since the mid-1990’s and the new location will be great for our employees and customers alike. Since the new location is so close to our current facilities in Broomfield, we expect the transition to be very smooth,” said John Wade, Aircell’s Executive Vice President and General Manager.
Aircell, a Gogo company, is a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment 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 six 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.