ACG SYSTEMS completes radio install for Southwest Airlines’ new non-stop service between U.S. and Turks & Caicos

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 13, 2017

ACG Systems (ACG) has completed installation of the new air/ground radio system for Southwest Airlines’ (SWA) new non-stop service between the U.S. and Turks & Caicos. ACG provided the hardware, survey, licensing, and installation services for the technology which enables pilot communication with local operations and remote access by the SWA Dallas Dispatch Operations Center (NOC). ACG has also received recent authorization to provide and implement similar systems at four SWA Mexican destinations, Costa Rica, Grand Cayman, Punta Cana, Nassau, and Aruba.

“As a longtime partner with SWA, we understand reliable communications and clear intelligibility are essential for fast and efficient in-flight coordination of workflow processes. As SWA continues to expand internationally, we are thrilled to provide and install reliable radio systems that meet the demands of one of the nation’s largest carrier” said Bob Dick, President of ACG Systems.

For more information on ACG Systems, please visit www.acgsys.com.

About ACG Systems

ACG Systems provides industry and government with operationally effective, cost efficient, unifying communication solutions. ACG integrates, distributes, and supports leading brands of digital and analog communication equipment in support of major national and regional airlines, federal government agencies, airport authorities and other related industries. Our product line includes radios covering most frequency bands, consoles, switches, digital recorders and radio communications systems–including a number of ACG designed and branded products.

About Southwest Airlines Co.

In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 55,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest proudly operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and nine additional countries with more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season. Service to Turks and Caicos is expected to begin Nov. 5, 2017. On Sept. 5, 2017, Southwest will cease service to Varadero and Santa Clara to concentrate its future Cuba service in Havana.

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity. That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners.