Duncan Aviation-Lincoln Earns Aircell Dealer of the Year Award

LOUISVILLE, Colo., (February 23, 2004) – Aircell has just announced that Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Neb., is their 2003 Sales Dealer of the Year. According to Ron Hall, Avionics Sales Representative at Duncan Aviation, "It is simply a question of value for our customers. Aircell is a known quantity within the aviation industry, and as such, provides the product, the service support and peace of mind our customers demand - and all at a reasonable price. This is exactly what our customers expect from us!" Previous winners of the award were Raytheon Aircraft Services in San Antonio, TX, and Elliott Aviation of Moline, Ill. Aircell commends Duncan Aviation on their excellent avionics department and their service commitment to their customers. We are honored to be their partner. "We work hard at Aircell to give the customer the high quality that Duncan Aviation customers have come to expect," commented Bill Peltola, Aircell Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We are proud to be the leading provider of full-service aeronautical telecom solutions."

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider with 1,800 employees supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. These services include airframe, engine, avionics installations, interior and paint completions/modifications, avionics/instrument and accessory/propeller repair/overhaul and parts support. Complete services facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include 21 satellite avionics facilities located throughout the United States, 20 government C-23 locations, a line service/regional support operation in Kalamazoo, Mich., and Lincoln-based AVPAC, a division that sells and consigns general aviation parts to aircraft operators and service organizations worldwide. Duncan Aviation has won the Professional Pilot Best Avionics Shop award since its inception, 18 years ago. For more information, contact Duncan Aviation at 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277.

Contact for Duncan Aviation:
Lori Johnson

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.

Tom Myers
Aircell, Inc.

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