Gogo has announced that Flexjet
passengers will soon be able to enjoy inflight Wi-Fi Internet, however no go
live dates for the Gogo service on Flexjet operated aircraft has been revealed.
The full media release from Gogo
can be read below:
Flexjet to Offer Inflight Wi-Fi
New alliance provides Gogo BizTM
wireless Internet services for private jet travelers
September 8, 2010 – The ultimate business tool just got an upgrade.
After 15 years of providing award-winning private aviation solutions, Flexjet
will now offer Aircell’s® Gogo Biz™ inflight Wi-Fi service as a
standard feature on its fractional program aircraft at no additional charge to
owners. This new system allows Flexjet customers to use any Wi-Fi
device—ranging from smartphones to laptops—to access the Web for enhanced
productivity and convenience while they fly.
Biz, our aircraft truly transform into high-functioning mobile offices,” said Fred
Reid, President, Flexjet. “Flexjet is obsessed with being
superior in every way, and we are pleased to offer our customers the ability to
stay connected in the air. Gogo Biz was the only choice for us – it is
lightweight, affordable, and best of all, it gives our passengers a full-speed
Internet experience like they expect on the ground.”
Gogo Biz inflight Internet will provide Flexjet
customers with an easy-to-use and reliable high-speed connection that rivals
on-ground services. Installation of this lightweight system will first begin on
the 25 Challenger 300 and seven Challenger 604/605 jets in the Flexjet
fractional fleet — the youngest in the industry with an average aircraft age of
3.5 years. All new aircraft introduced into the fractional fleet will
automatically be outfitted with the broadband equipment.
plays an essential role in our lives, it is woven into the fabric of everything
we do,” said John Wade, Executive Vice President
and General Manager, Aircell. “Whether
traveling for business or pleasure, Flexjet
customers will reap the benefits of high-speed Internet service on Flexjet’s legendary fractional fleet
of Learjet and Challenger aircraft.”
more information on Flexjet, visit www.flexjet.com
or call 1-800-FLEXJET (353-9538).