NEW YORK, June 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Gogo Inc. (Nasdaq:GOGO), a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-cabin digital entertainment solutions, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market today, Friday, June 21, 2013. Gogo, is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "GOGO".
Gogo is a global leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer of in-flight digital entertainment solutions. Gogo has transformed the in-flight experience for passengers traveling in North America by delivering ground-breaking in-flight connectivity and a vast array of digital entertainment solutions. Gogo provides connectivity on nine of the ten North American airlines that provide internet connectivity to their passengers including Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, Frontier Airlines and Air Tran Airways. In-flight entertainment partners include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Scoot and US Airways.
"Gogo is truly transforming the in-flight experience for airline passengers. In today's world where productivity, connectivity and the social experience are more important than ever, Gogo enables passengers to continue their day-to-day routine while commuting to their final destination," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX.
"NASDAQ congratulates Gogo on its successful listing and we look forward to our partnership with Gogo and its shareholders over the years to come."
NASDAQ has consistently been the exchange of choice for innovative, industry-leading internet and technology companies such as Gogo Inc., Google, Yahoo! Inc and Yandex. Currently, NASDAQ is home to more than 70% of technology companies listed on U.S. markets.
Gogo Vision is Gogo's wireless in-flight entertainment service that allows passengers to rent movies and television shows and stream them to their own Wi-Fi enabled laptops or tablets.
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