Hawaiian Airlines has appointed Soojin Yu to the
position of country director and chief representative for South
Soojin has more than 25 years of experience in
aviation, aeronautics, automobile and broadcast.
She most recently served as China business
manager – Asia Pacific region for Renault Samsung Motors in South
Korea, where she led new vehicle development projects and new
business platform initiatives.
Previously, Soojin worked as the marketing and
communications manager for Air France KLM, and also served as an
interpreter for pilots and mechanics for Samsung Aerospace and Eurocopteur.
Soojin began her career working in foreign exchange at
the Banque Indosuez in Seoul.
Born and raised in Busan, Soojin
holds a bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from Yonsei University in Seoul.
"Soojin's broad industry experience makes her
the ideal representative to fortify our position as the airline
offering the best value for South Koreans traveling to our
islands," said Theo Panagiotoulias, Hawaiian Airlines' senior vice
president of global sales and alliances. "We are thrilled to
welcome Soojin as we enter our fifth year of service in Seoul."
Hawaiian, which launched non-stop
flights between Seoul and Honolulu on 12 January 2011, has since
operated more than 2,800 flights and carried nearly 600,000 people
between Honolulu and Incheon International Airport.
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