Air China and Global Eagle Entertainment Partner in Air China’s WiFi Alliance
12 Nov, 2014
ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq:ENT), a worldwide leading provider of content, connectivity and digital media solutions to airlines, today announced that it has joined Air China's prestigious WiFi Alliance. In addition, Dave Davis, CEO of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has been appointed as a "Member of Council" in the Air China WiFi Alliance.
Air China, one of the largest carriers in Asia with over 300 planes in service, is driving an innovative approach to connectivity with its partners. Through the alliance, Air China will provide a powerful and seamless WiFi experience to its passengers.
"It is a great honor for GEE to contribute to the accomplishment of Air China's inflight connectivity goals," said Dave Davis. "The airline is leading the way in China with the deployment of inflight WiFi and the introduction of other new innovations that enhance the passenger experience. We are working closely with Air China to deploy inflight connectivity in the region."
"We are very excited about the opportunities that our WiFi services will bring to our passengers as we constantly strive to improve our service offerings," said Mr. Cheng Fan, Vice President and Party Secretary of Air China.
Founded by Air China, the Air China WiFi Alliance (ACWA) is a committee of experts in the aviation, connectivity and passenger experience markets whose goal is to promote the development of China'sinflight connectivity and passenger experience sector.