Haggan Aviation Becomes SmartSky® Sales and Installation Partner

Lear and Hawker Specialist Exceptionally Equipped to Install Fastest ATG 

Research Triangle, NC – March 18, 2024 – SmartSky, provider of the most advanced inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, today announced that Haggan Aviation has joined the SmartSky dealer network as a sales and installation partner. The Colorado-based operation offers full Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services including connectivity upgrades for business aircraft with SmartSky next-generation ATG connectivity. 

“We are extremely proud to add SmartSky’s proven inflight Wi-Fi to our connectivity upgrade offerings,” said Tom Miszewski, Vice President/General Manager of Haggan Aviation. “Together, Haggan’s quality customer service and installation expertise, along with SmartSky’s performance that customers are raving about, can equip aircraft operators to deliver an elevated inflight experience beyond what they could before. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.” 

Located at Centennial Airport (KAPA) just south of Denver, Colorado, Haggan Aviation is the largest certified FAA Part 145 repair station in the southwest and offers full airframe, engine, avionics, paint, and interior capabilities. The company offers particular expertise in Hawker and LearJet airframes.  

“Haggan Aviation’s aircraft maintenance capabilities and expertise are well-known in the region,” said Aria Bahawdory, Director of MRO Account Management for SmartSky. “Because SmartSky has current first article installation projects in progress on the Hawker 800/850/900, as well as follow on installations on the Lear 60, Haggan is a perfect addition to our world-class dealer network.” 

SmartSky continues to aggressively expand its diverse roster of certified aircraft for the SmartSky Flagship™ and SmartSky LITE™ systems, covering mid to large cabin business jets as well as light jets and turboprops. A list of SmartSky STCs, current and in progress, can be found at smartskynetworks.com/STC. The award-winning SmartSky LITE system has the distinction of being the industry’s only streaming-level inflight connectivity solution designed for smaller business aircraft. 

About SmartSky 

SmartSky Networks was founded to transform aviation through disruptive communications technologies, services, and tools. The network takes advantage of patented spectrum reuse, advanced beamforming technologies and 60 MHz of spectrum for significantly enhanced connectivity. SmartSky Networks uniquely enables an “office in the sky” experience with unmatched capacity for data transmissions both to and from the aircraft. This real-time, very low latency, bidirectional data link makes SmartSky Networks the best in-flight user experience, and a key enabler for new and enhanced applications and services. For more information, visit SmartSkyNetworks.com.

SmartSky Networks. Data moves us.

About Haggan Aviation

Haggan Aviation is the largest certified FAA Part 145 repair station in the southwest, located at Centennial Airport (KAPA) just south of Denver, Colorado. We are a full-service repair facility specializing in Lear, Hawker and Citation maintenance. The expansive facilities are equipped with cutting-edge technology, advanced diagnostic tools, and highly skilled technicians who are dedicated to delivering top-tier aircraft maintenance services, including full airframe, engine, avionics, paint, and interior capabilities.

Owned and operated by Geno Haggan since its founding in 1998, Haggan Aviation is a well-respected partner in the industry and has earned the trust of aviation operators, manufacturers, and service providers nationwide. Whether it’s routine maintenance, inspections, complex repairs, or avionics upgrades, Haggan Aviation ensures each aircraft adheres to strict FAA regulations and all maintenance and repairs are conducted to the highest industry standards.

SmartSky Media Contact:

Mark Hazlin

Phone: (202) 289-4001

Email: smartsky@xenophonstrategies.com

Website: www.smartskynetworks.com


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