Hawaiian Airlines names new country director – South Korea

Hawaiian Airlines has appointed Soojin Yu to the position of country director and chief representative for South Korea, the company said.

Soojin will oversee general management of Hawaiian´s commercial activities in South Korea. She brings 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.

Born and raised in Busan, Yu holds a bachelor´s degree in English Language and Literature from Yonsei University in Seoul.

Hawaiian, 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 Airport.

Now in its 86th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA).