Travelers on Volato’s fleet of HondaJet aircraft will soon have access to SmartSky‘s inflight internet services. The two companies agreed to fit more than 20 new jets in the fractional fleet operations with the SmartSky LITE solution, with an option to retrofit existing aircraft in the fleet. SmartSky demonstrated the capability to deliver the high-quality […]
Chalk up another record revenue quarter for Gogo. But the company expects the next couple years to be rough, with downward revisions on revenue, free cash flow, and other metrics.
The new Gogo 5G solution is still a year-ish away for aircraft owners, but the company announced availability of AVANCE LX5, an upgrade to the L5 solution that delivers a more compact installation on board.
Fully branded and now with multiple antenna options, Gogo is starting the certification process for its Galileo LEO inflight internet service, running on the OneWeb constellation. The company chose the Bombardier Challenger 300 series of aircraft as the first platform on which to develop the hardware and installation process. The Bombardier Challenger 300 is one […]
Last week fractional jet operator Jet It announced plans to install Gogo’s AVANCE L3 inflight internet offering on board, upgrading and expanding the service available to its customers. Which was particularly surprising given that the company made a similar announcement with SmartSKy nine months prior.
Last August Gogo announced a delay in its Gogo 5G network activation, owing to issues in development of the chipset for its on-board modem. Today the company confirms that those issues are resolved.
Fractional aircraft operator Jet It will install Gogo’s AVANCE L3 solution across its fleet of light jets. The inflight internet service will fly on Jet It’s HondaJets and Gulfstream G150s, as well as new Embraer Phenom 300 aircraft joining the fleet.
With the final panels hoisted on to a tower atop a mountain in Oregon this week, Gogo now claims a completed 5G air-to-ground network as part of the company’s in-flight connectivity offerings. It is a major milestone for the rollout, but it will still be some time before planes are flying with the new network online.
The in-flight connectivity industry has something of a history around getting hardware installed at the factory, but not really as a line-fit option. Later this year another aircraft manufacturer will finally transition to a more traditional installation approach, with the blessings of regulators.
The PlaneSense Pilatus fleet will soon be fully online. The company will soon complete its installation of the Gogo AVANCE L3 solution across the PC-12 and PC-24 fleet.