Delta Selects Aircell’s Web System

By Tish Drake | August 5, 2008
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Delta Air Lines announced plans to install Aircell’s Wi-Fi broadband network on its fleet of 330 aircraft. The Aircell system, named Gogo, will allow passengers with Wi-Fi devices, such as iPhones and Blackberries, to access the Internet, e-mail and text messaging. “Our customers asked for in-flight connectivity, and we’re responding by rolling out the most extensive Wi-Fi network in the sky. Beginning this fall, our passengers will have the ability to stay connected when they travel with us throughout the continental U.S.," said Delta CEO Richard Anderson. Gogo will be offered initially on Delta’s fleet of 133 MD88/90 aircraft and will expand to the remaining domestic fleet of more than 200 Boeing 737s, 757s and 767-300s throughout the first half of 2009. The airline expects to have more than 330 aircraft complete by summer 2009. American Airlines and Virgin America are also installing the Gogo system on their fleets. For related news

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