ACG SYSTEMS partners with Southwest Airlines to provide radio systems between U.S. and Turks & Caicos
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 21, 2017
ACG Systems (ACG) is supporting Southwest Airlines (SWA) as they expand non-stop service between the U.S. and Turks & Caicos beginning Nov. 5, 2017. ACG will provide and install new air/ground radio systems enabling pilot communication with local operations and remote access by the SWA Dallas Dispatch Operations Center (NOC). ACG is authorized to implement a similar system in parallel at the Grand Cayman Islands, while previously installing communications systems at SWA’s international sites in Belize and Montego Bay, Jamaica.
“As a longtime partner with SWA, we understand reliable, immediate, and clear communication with the flight crews is essential to ensure an efficient, timely and safe airline operation. As SWA continues to expand, 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.
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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.