United Airlines to Expand Partnership with Special Olympics

By Anna Breuer on 8 March 2018
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DSC_0781 (2)United Airlines said Thursday it was expanding its relationship with Special Olympics International, citing a “shared vision to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics organizes the International Special Olympics Games, which are recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

“Expanding our relationship with United will help provide a platform to drive inclusion throughout its network aiding us in our efforts to create a more inclusive world,” said Timothy Shriver, the organization’s chairman.

As part of its commitment, the airline will support the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary celebration in Chicago as well as at other Special Olympics events in other U.S. cities.

United is also leveraging its relationship with the Special Olympics to create new employee training modules that will improve the travel experience for those with disabilities.

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