"We are excited to be able to team with LiveTV on delivering Iridium OpenPort-Aero to the market," said Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Greenwich AeroGroup Daniel Lafrance. "This relationship fits well with our goal of expanding the innovative solutions we bring forth to our customers."
Greenwich AeroGroup will provide initial certification, sales and installation support for the Iridium OpenPort-Aero product line at its Atlantic Aero location in Greensboro, North Carolina, its Western Aircraft location in Boise, Idaho or Summit Aviation in Middletown, Delaware. Additional qualified MRO service providers in strategic areas will be added to the list of sales, installation, and support facilities after completion of the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). The initial installations are scheduled to begin in third quarter of 2012.
About LiveTVLiveTV is the world's leading provider of live in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems for commercial airlines. Founded in 1998 in Melbourne, Florida, LiveTV has installation and maintenance locations around the world to support the more than 550 aircraft equipped with its products. Current customers include JetBlue, Continental, Frontier, Alitalia, Virgin Blue, WestJet and Azul. For a full listing of products and partners, or for more information, please visit www.livetv.net. LiveTV is a wholly-owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways.
About Greenwich AeroGroupGreenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janeiro. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.Iridium OpenPort-Aero(SM) is a service mark of Iridium Communications Inc.