The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has announced an agreement with All Nippon Airways (ANA). As part of the deal the airlines will serve as a Supporting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay.
Yuji Hirako, President and CEO of All Nippon Airways, said, “All of Japan is looking forward to welcoming the world to Tokyo this summer for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. ANA has always served as an ambassador for Japanese hospitality and culture, and we are honored that our airline is able to serve as a Supporting Partner, sharing the human spirit of unity and friendliness during this spectacular event.”
Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020, commented, “We are delighted to welcome ANA as a Presenting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay, following their sponsorship of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay aims to create an opportunity for us to think about a new partnership between people and between people and society, which will help realise a more symbiotic society from 2020. We are very pleased that ANA can play a part in this, and we will cooperate with them to ensure the success of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay.”
Supporting Partner is the second tier sponsorship plan of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic sponsorship programme. Top flight Presenting Partners and Associating Partners are the other two tiers. The support of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay partner companies will help ensure the success of the Torch Relay, an event which athletes and torchbearers and Paralympic fans around the world are unlikely to forget.
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay (PTR) will take place between 13 and 25, August 2020 with the aim of maintaining momentum and excitement following the conclusion of the Olympic Games.