Gogo Adds Close to 1,100 Aircraft in 2015
Awards for Next Generation 2Ku Technology Surpass 800 Aircraft
CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, announced today that it added nearly 1,100 commercial and business aircraft with broadband connectivity technologies to its installed fleet in 2015.
“Gogo’s operational capabilities are second to none. Whether that’s navigating the regulatory environment, installing equipment on a wide range of fleet types or servicing those aircraft wherever they might fly around the globe, we’ve built an organization around operational excellence that’s unmatched in the industry,” said Michael Small, Gogo’s president and CEO. “We will continue to make significant investments in our operational capabilities.”
In addition to a record number of installs in 2015, Gogo has also grown its awarded backlog of 2Ku aircraft to more than 800 aircraft. The company is ramping-up installations and expects to have most of those aircraft installed by the end of 2018.
“I couldn’t be more pleased with the performance of 2Ku,” added Small. “2Ku’s position as the premiere technology for global aviation is playing out in the market. We’ve been getting a great reaction from global airlines as they fly and experience this proprietary solution.”
Across commercial and business aviation, Gogo operates more than 11,000 connected aircraft systems all over the world.