Present were Chairman and CEO of the Hanjin Group, YangHo Cho (left); President of OCA, Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah (middle); andPresident of the organizing committee of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Yong-sooKim (right).
KoreanAir has become the official sponsor of the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheonin September 2014.
KoreanAir signed the MOU to officially sponsor the 2014 Incheon Asian Games at theOlympic Council of Asia (OCA) advisory board meeting in Bangkok, Thailand today. Present were Chairman and CEO of the HanjinGroup, Yang Ho Cho; President of OCA, Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah; andPresident of the organizing committee of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Yong-sooKim.
KoreanAir, as the official and highest-ranking sponsor, the ‘Prestige Partner’ of theGames, will underwrite air tickets, luggage and most areas related to air transportas well as participate in the construction of Wang San Marina which will beused during the games. Hanjin group will also give its full support and constructa brand new hotel to accommodate participating squads.
KoreanAir Chairman Cho’s goal to improve the level of Asian sports has led him tolend his and his airline’s support to the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.
Mr.Cho’s passion for sports is well known. He successfully lead the winning bidcommittee for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics in Korea, and is the only Asian onPrince Albert of Monaco’s Peace and Sports foundation. Mr. Cho is now working as an advisor to the 2014Incheon Asian Games organizing committee, and foresees that the 2014 event willpromote tourism in his country and contribute to the Korean economy.