Gogo says it has c1,300 commercial aircraft with satellite IFC

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Gogo has announced the installation of 477 net aircraft with satellite technology during 2018.

The company says it ended the year with 1,296 net commercial aircraft installed with satellite in-flight connectivity (IFC). This marks the second consecutive year in which Gogo has installed satellite IFC technology on more than 450 aircraft.

As of December 31, 2018, Gogo announced that it had:

  • 1,007 aircraft installed and activated with 2Ku technology (categorised as Aircraft Online, or “AOL”);
  • 252 aircraft installed and activated with Ku-band technology (categorised as AOL);
  • 37 aircraft have been installed with 2Ku technology but not yet recorded as AOL;
  • Approximately 1,000 2Ku aircraft in backlog.
Oakleigh Thorne.
Oakleigh Thorne.

Oakleigh Thorne, President and CEO of Gogo, said: “The shift of our global installed fleet to satellite IFC technology combined with our 2Ku availability of approximately 98%, continues to improve our customer’s inflight Wi-Fi experience.

“I am proud of the dedication and high standard of excellence of our engineering teams in solidifying Gogo as a global leader in satellite IFC technology.”

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