Shuaib Shahid Joins Gogo's Business Aviation Group
GENEVA, May 19, 2014
GENEVA, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- [2014 European Business Aviation
Convention & Exhibition] –Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its
business aviation group, Aircell, has appointed Shuaib Shahid to the position
of Manager, Service Sales.
In his new position, Shuaib is responsible for developing the company's
Inmarsat-based service initiatives in the global business aviation market,
including the new SwiftBroadband airtime programs being unveiled today. He
reports to Andy Geist, Aircell's Senior Vice President, Business Aviation
Solutions, and is based in London.
John Wade, Aircell's Executive Vice President and General Manager, said,
"We're pleased to welcome Shuaib to our team – his knowledge and expertise
will be of great value to our business aviation customers, particularly those
in the European region."
Prior to joining Aircell, Shuaib held technical and sales positions of
increasing responsibility in the aeronautical and telecommunications sectors.
Deeply experienced with in-flight connectivity services and the worldwide
business aviation market, he spent several years with Inmarsat plc in London.
He holds a Master of Science Degree in Space Mission Analysis and Design, and
a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (with honors) in Avionics; both from the
University of Glasgow.
For more information about Aircell's new SwiftBroadband airtime programs,
business aircraft operators should contact Shuaib Shahid, Business Development
– Inmarsat Services, on +44 75 8563 3323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Aircell, a Gogo company, is a leading provider of in-flight connectivity
equipment and services to the business aviation market. Through a full range
of services including voice, 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.
Gogo is the global leader of in-flight connectivity and wireless in-flight
digital entertainment solutions. 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, Frontier Airlines, 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
6,500 business aircraft outfitted with its communications services.
Back on the ground, Gogo's 600+ employees in Itasca, IL, Broomfield, CO and
London are working to continually redefine flying as a productive, socially
connected, and all-around more satisfying experience. Connect with Gogo at
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