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Gogo Rolls Out Satellite IFC Service on New Air France Jets

By Jeffrey Hill | September 27, 2018
Gogo Launches Service on Air France

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Aviation broadband connectivity products and services provider Gogo Inc. has launched commercial service on the first two Air France aircraft outlined in its contract with the airline – an Airbus A330 and a Boeing 777. The two Air France jets are equipped with Gogo’s 2Ku high-speed satellite connectivity system. Installations are underway for the balance of Air France’s long-haul fleet of 83 aircraft, Gogo said.

“Air France has reached an exciting milestone as it brings its first Airbus and Boeing aircraft online, giving its passengers access to high-speed Wi-Fi on long-haul flights,” John Wade, President of Commercial Aviation at Gogo, said in a statement. “As we continue to install aircraft with 2Ku, we remain highly focused on performance in order to provide a great experience on every aircraft, every flight.”

Gogo previously signed a contract to install its 2Ku inflight service on 124 aircraft co-operated by Air France and KLM in September 2016. The airlines rolled out their first service-equipped jets earlier this summer.