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NEW YORK, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and Mooney International Corporation, a leading aviation manufacturer, announced today that Mooney is the first manufacturer to provide its customers with a one-year subscription to SiriusXM's satellite-delivered aviation weather, information, and audio programming services with the purchase of a new aircraft.
Mooney customers will receive a one-year subscription to SiriusXM's top-tier Aviation Weather and Information services plus the SiriusXM All Access programming package, which offers the full spectrum of SiriusXM audio entertainment. This mirrors the successful SiriusXM program offered to millions of consumers each year when they purchase cars and trucks.
"At Mooney we design, build, and test innovative aircraft with one goal to give our customers the best next generation GA aircraft in the world," said Lance Phillips, Mooney's director of sales and marketing. "SiriusXM shares a similar passion to be the best in class, which is why their weather, info and audio programming offerings are second to none. We're excited to have them on board to help our pilots be aware of the latest weather conditions along their route, while keeping them entertained along the way."
"We are very pleased to be launching our new aviation program with Mooney, an established and well-respected leader in the industry," said Dave Wasby, VP, Aviation, Marine and Music for Business for SiriusXM. "Our team is proud Mooney offers our top tier Weather service in all the aircraft across their line-up. Mooney is providing their pilots critical features that are not available on other services via uninterrupted service coast-to-coast from taxi to touchdown. Adding SiriusXM's All Access package means everyone on board can enjoy the best in audio entertainment all flight long."
Mooney Aircraft feature Garmin avionics to deliver SiriusXM Aviation Weather. Features include:
- High-Resolution Composite Reflectivity Radar
- Surface Visibility
- NEXRAD Storm Cell Attributes
- Lightning Strike Locations
Plus other capabilities that ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast) doesn't offer including:
- No Line-of-Sight Restrictions
- No Altitude Limitations
- No Gaps in Coverage Coast-to-Coast
- Weather & Info from Taxi to Landing
The All Access audio programming package is SiriusXM's most extensive offering and includes Howard Stern, every NFL, MLB®, and NBA game, every NASCAR® race, plus NHL® games, PGA TOUR® coverage and live college sports, as well as SiriusXM's wide variety of commercial-free music, plus talk programming, comedy and several exclusive online-only channels. All-Access subscribers also get access to SiriusXM programming when they are not in the air, on the SiriusXM app and online at www.siriusxm.com.
The new Mooney Acclaim and Ovation Ultras received FAA certification in March 2017 and the factory is now beginning to ramp-up to full production as first deliveries of the new aircraft are scheduled to begin in July. For more information visit www.mooney.com.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has approximately 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather. SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation and SiriusXM Marine. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.8 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
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