Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), a provider of aviation-focused broadband connectivity products and services, has announced that modifications to its 2Ku de-icing installations on North American aircraft to protect against fluid contamination have achieved positive results, the company said.
Gogo is providing an update on the performance of its 2Ku system in order to respond to investor inquiries stemming from recent significant winter storm activity, including Diego, which occurred just this past weekend.
As of December 10, Gogo had experienced no incidents of 2Ku system degradation on aircraft installed with Gogo´s recent de-icing modifications. Based on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) data listing airports that have experienced deicing activity, Gogo estimates that aircraft with Gogo de-icing modifications have been de-iced prior to 2,601 flights so far this winter.
As of December 10, Gogo´s de-icing modifications had been installed on more than 600 aircraft, representing almost 95% of the Company´s North American fleet.
Gogo is the Inflight Internet Company. Gogo is headquartered in Chicago, IL with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO and locations across the globe.