ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that it will add Gogo Vision to Japan Airlines' (JAL) entire domestic fleet. Gogo recently announced a partnership with JAL to provide in-flight Internet on the same fleet.
Gogo Vision is Gogo's wireless in-flight entertainment service that allows passengers to rent movies and television shows and stream them to their own Wi-Fi enabled laptops or tablets. The new service, as well as Internet connectivity, is expected to be available to JAL passengers beginning in the summer of 2014.
"Gogo Vision is a natural add-on service to Gogo's connectivity product as it adds very limited incremental costs to the airline once the connectivity service is in place," said Niels Steenstrup, Gogo's senior vice president, global airline sales. "Gogo Vision becomes an extremely low cost way for airlines to offer a robust in-flight entertainment solution to its passengers that they can then stream to their own Wi-Fi enabled devices."
The Gogo Vision platform will contain Japanese produced content as well as JAL original content.
"Adding Gogo Vision to our fleet is just another way for us to bring passengers a unique and completely refreshing onboard experience," said Yoshiharu Ueki, JAL's president. "JAL passengers will be able to use the Internet to stay connected and productive and Gogo Vision will help keep them entertained."
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 www.gogoair.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gogo and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/gogo.
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