Frontier Airlines have announced
that they plan complete its roll out Gogo Inflight internet on Embraer fleet by the end of 2010.
Prices to access the Gogo
Inflight internet service on Frontier Aircraft will start from $4.95 for a
flight up to 1.5 hours.
The full media release from
Frontier can be read below:
Frontier Airlines Improves Inflight Customer Experience
Partners with Aircell for Gogo
internet service on Embraer fleet
(April 22, 2010) – Frontier
Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
RJET), is pleased to announce it’s taking the inflight customer experience to
another level with the addition of Gogo® inflight internet service on its
Embraer fleet. Frontier plans to have the service installed on its fleet of 32
E170 and E190 aircraft by the end of 2010.
“Our customers have told us how important inflight
entertainment and connectivity is in their travel experience,” said Executive
Vice President and COO Wayne Heller. “We look forward to providing our
customers with internet service at 35,000 feet and are thrilled to have Aircell
as a partner in this effort.”
internet access will be available for purchase starting at $4.95, based on
length of flight and type of device used to access Gogo. Once connected,
customers can use Gogo to check e-mail, log into a corporate VPN, watch their
favorite Frontier commercials and more!
“We pride ourselves in providing our guests with a
comfortable and enjoyable inflight experience,” said Vice
President of Marketing and Branding Ian Arthur. “Each of these amenities, combined with our unmatched customer
service, truly provides a differentiated and better experience. We always have
an ear to our customers‟ needs and will continue to develop an airline that
meets and exceeds those expectations.”
“We are very excited to partner with Republic
Airways and further enhance the inflight entertainment options available on
Frontier Airlines,” said Michael Small, Aircell‟s President
and CEO. “We both share a common focus of service
excellence and adding Gogo is simply the latest example of advancing that
currently offers 24 channels of DIRECTV® service and first-run pay-per-view
movies onboard its fleet of 52 Airbus aircraft. While the Gogo inflight
internet service will be installed on the Embraer fleet in 2010, the carrier
will continue to research inflight connectivity options to further enhance the
Frontier travel experience.