27 March 2014
Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) said its business aviation group, Aircell, has received supplemental type certificates (STCs) from the European Aviation Safety Agency for installation of in-flight connectivity and entertainment systems aboard Bombardier Challenger 300 business jets.
The certifications cover the AVIATOR 300 and UCS 5000 systems.
The AVIATOR 300 system enables near-global email, light Internet and voice capabilities via Inmarsat´s satellite-based SwiftBroadband service. Passengers and crew can send and receive e-mail with attachments, surf the web, access a corporate VPN and more, using their own Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, tablets, electronic flight bags, and smartphones. They can also place and receive voice calls using integrated cabin handsets. Aircell´s SwiftBroadband solutions are powered by Cobham SATCOM.
Aircell, a Gogo company, is a provider of in-flight connectivity equipment and services to the business aviation market. Its website is at www.aircell.com and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/aircellbizav.
Gogo is a leader of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions. Its website is at www.gogoair.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gogo and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gogo.