Hawaiian Airlines has announced the appointment of Soojin Yu to the position
of country director and chief representative for South Korea. She
will oversee general management of Hawaiian's commercial activities
in South Korea.
brings to Hawaiian 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.
Yu 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. Yu began her career working in
foreign exchange at the Banque Indosuez in Seoul.
and raised in Busan, Yu holds a bachelor's degree in English Language
and Literature from Yonsei University in Seoul.
which launched non-stop flights between Seoul and Honolulu on Jan.
12, 2011, has since operated more than 2,800 flights and carried
nearly 600,000 guests between Honolulu and Incheon International