San Francisco Marathon flies with China Airlines

January 8, 2024

Partnership with Taiwan’s leading carrier will promote expanded service to Taiwan and Asia and offer participants numerous opportunities

San Francisco, CA, January 8, 2024 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The San Francisco Marathon is proud to announce its newest partnership with China Airlines for the 47th anniversary of the Bay Area’s largest running event. Promoting its expanded non-stop service from San Francisco to Taipei, China Airlines will offer 2024 runners special airfare opportunities and promotions while promoting the San Francisco Marathon to its global network of Dynasty Members and international runners from Asia.

“We are excited about welcoming China Airlines to the San Francisco Marathon” said Lauri Abrahamsen, Race Director. “The opportunity to expand our footprint throughout Asia and provide some unique Taiwan flavor to our Bay Area runners will be a great addition to the event.”

China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan, has been operating Taipei-US flights for over 50 years, stimulating not only the development of trade and tourism between the two regions, but also contribution to the economic development and prosperity of both sides. China Airlines operates scheduled service to over 178 destinations in 29 countries, and has a strong network of routes connecting Taiwan with Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania. China Airlines is known for its high-quality services and is a member of SkyTeam alliance, which includes 19 airlines members. China Airlines currently serves the following destinations in North America: Los Angeles, Ontario, San Francisco, New York and Vancouver (Canada).

“We are honored to partner with the San Francisco Marathon” said Yu-ping Tseng, General Manager, China Airlines San Francisco Branch. “We are excited to share with our fellow runners the best of Taiwanese culture through our award-winning service to Taipei and throughout Asia. Looking forward to seeing everyone at the start line!”

Media Contact:

Shoshanna Howard – Jumping Fences, Inc – shoshanna@noticedpr.com

Yu-ping Tseng- -China Airlines – yu-ping_tseng@china-airlines.com