United Airlines' Olympic Advertisement Showcases Its Partnership with Team USA

By: Hayley McGlone - Aug 2, 2016
References: hub.united & adweek
United Airlines' Olympic advertisement "One Journey. Two Teams." features airline employees helping various Olympic athletes to make it on their flight to the Olympic Games in Rio.

The ad features various well known Olympic athletes including Missy Franklin, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Ashton Eaton. The ad celebrates United's partnership as the airline sponsor of Team USA. The ad also features all of the athletes practicing their events while boarding their flights such as pole vaulting, gymnastics and rowing, and all the athletes performed their own stunts.

The United Airlines Olympic ad will make its TV debut during the Opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. Only Olympic sponsors are allowed to have Olympic-related ads during the Games.