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.
Gogo’s 5G chips move to manufacturing
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.
Gogo signs Jet It for AVANCE L3 deployment
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.
Gogo completes 5G tower deployment
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.
A line-fit shift
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.
PlaneSense goes full fleet with Gogo AVANCE L3 connectivity
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.
SmartSky goes live!
The SmartSky air-to-ground networks is – finally – live. The company officially launched commercial operations at the NBAA conference in Las Vegas this afternoon, allowing its OEM and MRO to begin installations and complete additional STCs and Value Added Resellers to activate, connect, and serve customers.
Gogo’s Value Pitch
Riding the wave of business aviation recovery, in-flight connectivity provider Gogo is on a mission to make sure the world knows it is a successful business. And one that believes its stock should be trading at a higher price.
Gogo Vision 360 BizAv IFE unveiled, adds FlightPath3D maps
Gogo’s AVANCE business aviation platform received an entertainment boost this week with the launch of the Gogo Vision 360 platform.
Gogo’s AVANCE L3 now available line-fit on Pilatus PC-24
New Pilatus PC-24 buyers can now choose to have the AVANCE L3 inflight wifi solution from Gogo installed at the factory. The type joins the PC-12 NGX in holding STCs for installation and Pilatus offering as a line-fit solution to customers.