On September 12, Korean Air donated 60 bicycles to Binh Khanh secondary school in Ben Tre province, located 85 kilometers south of Ho Chi Minh City. This is one of the schools in the area where people’s lives are still difficult.
Korean Air has been donating bicycles to students in rural areas of Vietnam since 2018 as part of its corporate social responsibility program. Through these donations, Korean Air supports children who are pursuing their dreams in a challenging environment.
Employees from the Korean Air Ho Chi Minh office visited Binh Khanh Secondary school. On the same day, Korean Air donated 60 bicycles and 500 gifts to the school students for a happy Mid-Autumn Festival.
“I am truely grateful to donate the bicycles to the students,” said Mr. Shin, Regional manager of Korean Air Ho Chi Minh. “Although these are small gifts, we hope these hearfelt bicycles from Korean Air can help our students while they are studing and growing up.”
This is Korean Air’s second donation of bicycles to schools in Vietnam. In Sep2018, Korean Air Ho Chi Minh donated 45 bicycles to the students of Binh Phuoc High Schools.
Korean Air is actively engaged in supporting local education and culture in its destination cities; for example, building libraries for schools in rural China, and donating computers for Mongolian schools to bridge the digital gap. As a leading global carrier, Korean Air will continuously support global volunteer activities in order to perform its corporate social responsibility as part of company’s initiatives to give back to society.
|About Korean Air
Korean Air, established in 1969, is one of the world’s top 20 airlines carrying more than 26 million passengers in 2018. The airline operates over 460 flights per day to 125 cities in 44 countries on five continents; it has a modern fleet of 169 aircraft and employs over 20,000 professional employees. Korean Air’s core business includes passenger, cargo, aerospace, catering and in-flight sales. The airline’s main hub is at the Incheon (ICN) International Airport Terminal 2 which opened in 2018.
Korean Air is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, which together with its 19 members annually welcomes 630 million passengers worldwide, on more than 14,500 daily flights, covering 1,150 destinations in 175 countries. The airline launched a joint venture partnership with Delta Air Lines in the trans-Pacific market in May 2018.
In 2019 Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary. With a vision to be a respected leader in the world airline community, Korean Air is dedicated to providing excellence in flight.