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American Airlines Drops Suit Against Gogo

By Juliet Van Wagenen | February 23, 2016
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American Airlines has withdrawn its legal dispute with IFC provider Gogo
American Airlines has withdrawn its legal dispute with IFC provider Gogo. Photo: Gogo

 [Avionics Today 02-23-2016] Gogo announced on Feb. 22 that American Airlines has dismissed the declaratory judgment action it filed against the company on Feb. 12, which aimed to drop Gogo’s In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service.

 
American Airlines had originally stated in the lawsuit that the earlier generation Wi-Fi systems on board American’s fleet were too limited and that better options existed for the carrier.
 
"Alternative service providers are offering faster, more reliable, and less expensive satellite-based Wi-Fi services to airlines like United, Southwest, JetBlue, and Virgin America," American Airlines said in its suit, which has now been dismissed.

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