United Airlines signs on as 2014 Gay Games airline partner

United Airlines signs on as 2014 Gay Games airline partner

United Airlines has announced they will be an exclusive airline partner of the 2014 Gay Games to be held in Cleveland, OH. from Aug 9 through 16 next year.

The 2014 Gay Games are expected to attract approximately 30,000 visitors, including 11,000 athletes from around the world. The Games are open to athletes regardless of sexual orientation, ethnicity or ability. Medals are awarded in more than 35 sports. The Gay Games also includes a line-up of related cultural events.

Nene Foxhall, United’s executive vice president for communications and government affairs, said “We are pleased to support an event that so closely reflects United’s culture of diversity and inclusion.”

Added Tom Nobbe, executive director of Gay Games 9, the not-for-profit organization presenting the the 2014 Gay Games: “We are excited to have an airline partner that has the reach to easily get our global and domestic visitors to Northeast Ohio for next year’s Gay Games.”

(via BizJournals)