Gogo Receives Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and
Certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) for Ku-Satellite
Connectivity Service on Boeing 777-300 Aircraft
ITASCA, Ill., May 8, 2014
ITASCA, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading
communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced
today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the
Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to
install its Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 777-300
aircraft. The 777-300 is the second aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive
FAA and JCAB approval for installation.
Gogo has partnered with JAL to install connectivity service and Gogo Vision -
Gogo's wireless in-flight entertainment service – on JAL's domestic fleet, and
the certification is a key milestone in the installation process.
"This is another major milestone for Gogo and a big step forward as we
continue our progress on the launch of connectivity services for JAL," said
Michael Small, Gogo's president and CEO. "Navigating the FAA and international
regulatory bodies to get various connectivity technologies in the market is no
small feat. Gogo is the clear leader when it comes to navigating these
regulatory hurdles for the installation of broadband connectivity services and
has guided numerous aircraft types and technologies - in both commercial and
business aviation - through the Supplemental Type Certificate process."
Gogo is a leading communications service provider to the global aviation
industry. Using Gogo's exclusive products and services, passengers with Wi-Fi
enabled devices can get online on more than 2,000 Gogo equipped commercial
aircraft. In-flight connectivity partners include Aeromexico, American
Airlines, Air Canada, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan
Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America. In-flight
entertainment partners include Aeromexico, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines,
Japan Airlines, Scoot and US Airways. In addition to its commercial airline
business, Gogo has more than 6,200 business aircraft outfitted with its
Back on the ground, Gogo's 700+ employees in Itasca, IL, Broomfield, CO and
various locations overseas are working to continually redefine flying as a
productive, socially connected, and all-around more satisfying experience.
Connect with Gogo at www.gogoair.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gogo and
on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gogo.
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