Have a happy New Year with the news of 2019 Incheon Airport’s social contribution activities!

social contribution activities

Hello, everyone.

Incheon Airport has been striving for various social contribution activities based on social value, ‘Connecting people to airport’.

Incheon Airport is trying hard to make a better tomorrow in various fields such as job creation, supporting socially vulnerable, win-win cooperation, and education.

Incheon Airport delivering warm message to the society!

Let’s find out what kinds of activities delivered warm message in 2019.

Share warm message with others! Incheon Airport’s supporting activities to socially vulnerable.

Incheon Airport is constantly running services to aid lives of people in Incheon

Consoling social welfare organizations on Lunar New Year (left) / Sharing event of agricultural products from Incheon (right)
Consoling social welfare organizations on Lunar New Year (left) / Sharing event of agricultural products from Incheon (right)

On last Lunar New Year, Incheon Airport visited social welfare organizations to deliver items, and also sponsored two social welfare organizations and 500 households by hosting sharing event of agricultural products from Incheon, on Korean Thanksgiving Day.

Donation ceremony of briquettes (left) / Kimchi sharing volunteer work (right)
Donation ceremony of briquettes (left) / Kimchi sharing volunteer work (right)

And furthermore, Incheon Airport donated 20,000 briquettes to about 100 low-income households in Incheon, so that they stay in warm house during winter, and gave away 17,000kg of Kimchi made by all employees to 1,200 alienated households and four social welfare organizations.

Besides these activities, Incheon Airport conducted various social contribution activities such as donating 200 million won to Gangwon-do who suffered from forest fire, social contribution activity for disabled people, donating walking aid to whom having hard time walking, and providing new life to Uzbekistani children suffering cardiac diseases. Please look forward to Incheon Airport creating social values with warm heart this year, too.

Good job! Job creation activities to make a better society

Incheon Airport is operating Incheon Airport job platform to create job with fine quality. There was a tangible outcome, matching 1,650 job seekers just three month after the establishment of the platform.

Actual-scene of operating Incheon Airport job platform
Actual-scene of operating Incheon Airport job platform

The programs conducted by job platforms are ‘Online recruitment center’, ‘Operation of job support center & hosting job fair’, and etc. Through these programs, Incheon Airport aims for creating about 50,000 new jobs by 2022, on top of about 60,000 jobs it already has.

Incheon Airport plans to lead the job quality improvement, too!

Incheon Airport will lead the diffusion of social values by being successful on both job creation and job quality improvement^^.

‘Win-win cooperation’ activities, ranging from local communities to global communities!

Incheon Airport operates win-win programs of mutual growth, ranging from local communities to foreign airports.

Win-win development with local communities

Incheon Airport’s win-win flee market, ‘Wing-wing Fair
Incheon Airport’s win-win flee market, ‘Wing-wing Fair

Last May, Incheon Airport hosted Incheon Airport’s win-win flee market, “Wing-wing Fair”, to provide various joyful attractions to passengers and local residents. About 170 small business owners participated and presented variety of things such as handmade shoes, handmade desserts, and products for children, etc! Some of the money from selling the items was donated to disabled groups, and apart from that, Incheon Airport donated separately to local vulnerable households:)

Actual-scene of 2019 Incheon Airport SKY FESTIVAL
Actual-scene of 2019 Incheon Airport SKY FESTIVAL

And on August 31st ~ September 1st, there was 2019 Incheon Airport SKY FESTIVAL. SKY FESTIVAL is a famous cultural festival of Korea, enjoyed by everyone including airport employees, passengers, and local residents! Being participated by small-medium enterprises, start-ups, social enterprises, local small business owners, and young artists, it is regarded as a cultural festival that leads development of airport industry & local economy:)

Incheon Airport donating to Hope Sharing Campaign
Incheon Airport donating to Hope Sharing Campaign

Last December, Incheon Airport led mutual development with local communities by donating 2 billion won to the community chest of Incheon’s ‘Hope Sharing Campaign’!

Moreover, Incheon Airport is conducting various social activities such as ‘Customized airport tour program’, inviting hearing-impaired to experience services and facilities for them, or considering the transportation vulnerable, etc.

Transferring management know-how to foreign airports

Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam being trained (left) / Management training of Tanzanian airport (right)
Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam being trained (left) / Management training of Tanzanian airport (right)

Since 2009, Incheon Airport is running training programs customized to developing countries as a global social contribution activity. This activity informs everyone Incheon Airport’s excellent management know-how, and contributes to foreign airports’ empowerment of their management.

Participants of Incheon Airport’s Vietnam value trip
Participants of Incheon Airport’s Vietnam value trip

From last July, Incheon Airport is running a value trip program based on “Fair Tourism” respecting local culture and economy! This year at Vietnam, Incheon Airport fulfilled various social values through constructing networks with socio-economic organizations, volunteering, and cultural experience.

So far was the story of Incheon Airports various social contribution activities.

Incheon Airport has been contributing to various social fields, ranging from local communities to global communities, and will be leading fulfillment of social value on upcoming year, too! Please look forward to it!

Happy New Year everyone! Thank you.

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