Gogo says its subsidiary, Gogo Business Aviation, has been selected by NetJets, for a new programme that will bring a minimum of 650 Gogo in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems to the NetJets fleet.
The program will provide NetJets’ customers with a full suite of IFEC capabilities including voice and texting (via passengers’ own smartphones and mobile numbers), Internet, e-mail, on-demand movies, TV episodes, news, moving maps, flight progress information, destination weather and more.
Adam Johnson, NetJets’ SVP of Global Sales, Marketing and Owner Services said: “No other fractional provider is believed to offer such an advanced and complete in-flight connectivity and entertainment experience to its customers.,
“We continue to incorporate the latest in market trends to our fleet offerings through partnerships like we have developed with Gogo. Collectively, these help to create the customer experience that is so unique to NetJets.”
John Wade, Gogo Business Aviation’s executive vice president and general manager, said, “We’re pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with NetJets while helping deliver a new level of in- flight experience to its owners. Connectivity and entertainment services are significant competitive differentiators in today’s fractional market.
“Behind safety, we continue to hear those services cited as most critical by passengers.”
Gogo said th announcement marks a number of historic aviation milestones:
- Business aviation’s largest fleet selection of In-Flight Entertainment (IFE)
- Business aviation’s first fleet selection of Gogo Vision
- First deployment of automatic IFE content updates in fractional market
- First selection of Gogo Text & Talk in the fractional market