Aircell, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity equipment and services to the business aviation market, announces additional details regarding the pending expansion of Gogo Biz in-flight Internet service for business aircraft operating in Canada.
Gogo Biz allows passengers and flight crews to enjoy high-speed Internet access above 10,000 feet in the continental U.S. and portions of Alaska, using their own Wi-Fi enabled laptops, tablets, smartphones, electronic flight bags and other mobile devices. Gogo Biz was originally launched to the business aviation market in 2009 with service coverage in the Continental United States. Alaskan coverage was added in 2010.
Gogo Biz is expected to be available in portions of Canada beginning in the first quarter of 2014. No roaming fees will be assessed when using Gogo Biz in Canada. Customers’ selected Gogo Biz monthly service plan will allow them to use the service anywhere its available in the Continental U.S., Alaska and Canada.
“Along with serving the connectivity needs of business aircraft based in Canada, the Gogo Biz expansion will further support aircraft as they travel between the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia," said John Wade, Aircell’s Executive Vice President and General Manager. "The Canadian expansion will allow Gogo Biz customers to connect everywhere the service is available in the Continental U.S., Alaska and Canada – all with a single monthly service plan, with no roaming fees.”