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Global Eagle Entertainment Announces Completion of Warrant Exchanges

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq:ENT) ("Global Eagle," "GEE" or the "Company"), a worldwide provider of media content, connectivity systems and operational data solutions to the travel industry, today announced that it successfully repurchased from certain public warrant holders approximately 3.0 million warrants in exchange for approximately 1.0 million shares of GEE common stock.

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"With the completion of these exchanges, in the past 12 months GEE has successfully reduced its outstanding public and sponsor warrants by well over two-thirds," commented Dave Davis, CEO of GEE. "Since September of 2014, GEE has reduced this overhang from 22.8 million warrants to 7.1 million warrants, as we continually work to improve our capital structure."

About Global Eagle

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq:ENT) is a worldwide provider of media content, connectivity systems and operational data solutions to the travel industry. Through the industry's most comprehensive product and services platform, Global Eagle Entertainment provides airlines with a wide range of in-flight solutions. These include Wi-Fi, movies, television, music, interactive software, as well as portable IFE solutions, content management services, e-commerce solutions and original content development. Serving over 150 airlines worldwide, Global Eagle Entertainment delivers exceptional quality and value to its customers to help them achieve their passenger experience objectives. The company's headquarters are located in Los Angeles, California, with offices and teams located in North America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Oceania and South America. Find out more at www.geemedia.com

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CONTACT: Kevin Trosian Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations +1 310-740-8624 investor.relations@geemedia.com pr@geemedia.com

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