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30 July 2014 | in Summer Universiade, Multisports

2015 Gwangju Universiade boards with Asiana Airlines


GUOC 2015 signed an official sponsorship agreement with Asiana Airlines at the Gwangju city hall with Yoon Jang-hyun (Chairman of GUOC / Mayor of Gwangju/ left) and Kim Soo-cheon (President of Asiana Airlines/ right) in attendance

GWANGJU - Asiana Airlines has become an official sponsor of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade.

The 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade Organizing Committee signed the sponsorship agreement with Asiana Airlines at the Gwangju City Hall on 30July. In attendance were Yoon Jang-hyun, Gwangju Mayor and Chairman of GUOC, Kim Yoon-suk, Secretary General of GUOC, and Kim Soo-cheon, President of Asiana Airlines.

Kumho-Asiana Group has been a huge support since the hosting of the Summer Universiade was awarded to the city of Gwangju, and through this sponsorship agreement Asiana Airlines will see through the successful hosting of the Gwangju Universiade from beginning to the end.

Asiana Airlines is a ‘global premium partner’, the highest rank in partnership, and will provide airline-related services for the participating athletes, such as airline tickets and baggage service.

In addition, Asiana Airlines will promote and contribute to the participation atmosphere of the Universiade in the aircraft that travel over 100 routes around the world.

Chairman Yoon Jang-hyun stated, “I am very pleased and delighted that the global airline company, Asian Airlines is sponsoring the Gwangju Universiade.” He also added, “I hope the Gwangju Universiade, a global sports festival for the youth, will become an opportunity for the Asiana Airlines to advance even further.”

Kim Soo-cheon, President of Asiana Airlines, commented, “As an official sponsor of the Gwangju Universiade, we will put forth our best effort to support the successful preparations and hosting of the Games.”


(Source: GUOC 2015)

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