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Korean Air puts 70% of staff on leave

Apr 08, 2020 - 6:25 PM

Affected staff will go on leave for 6 months in response to 'deteriorating business circumstances,' says Korean Air

Korean Air chief defeats 'nut rage' sister's challenge

Mar 27, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Cho Won-tae wins 56.67% support in a shareholder vote, defeating his sister, 'nut rage' heiress Cho Hyun-ah

Logos of Hanjin Group (L) and Korean Air (R) are seen on the headquarters building of Hanjin Group in Seoul on March 27, 2020. - The "nut rage" heiress who forced a plane to turn back over her macadamias and her activist shareholder allies failed on March 27 to wrest control of the family airline from her brother, in what analysts said illustrated the power of incumbents at South Korea's chaebols. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

'Nut rage' heiress takes on brother in South Korea succession feud

Mar 21, 2020 - 6:00 PM

Cho Hyun-ah, who made headlines worldwide as the 'nut rage' heiress, faces off against her brother for control of Korean Air

NEW ACCUSATION. In this file photo, former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-Ah is surrounded by journalists after she received a suspended jail sentence and was freed by a Seoul appeals court in Seoul on May 22, 2015, after she had been jailed for a year in February for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts. Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

Scandal-hit Korean Air chairman dies at 70, shares soar

Apr 08, 2019 - 12:58 PM

The company says Cho 'died peacefully' in a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday but did not provide details about his cause of death

CHO YANG-HO. South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho speaks to the media as he arrives at the Seoul Southern District Prosecutors' Office for questioning over suspected tax evasion, in Seoul on June 28, 2018. File photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress accused of child abuse by husband

Feb 21, 2019 - 7:34 PM

The husband, surnamed Park, is suing Cho Hyun-ah 'for child abuse and inflicting of bodily injury, among other things'

NEW ACCUSATION. In this file photo, former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-Ah is surrounded by journalists after she received a suspended jail sentence and was freed by a Seoul appeals court in Seoul on May 22, 2015, after she had been jailed for a year in February for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts. Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

Korean Air chief indicted for embezzlement

Oct 15, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Prosecutors charge Cho Yang-ho with embezzling more than 20 billion won ($18 million) and unfairly awarding contracts to companies controlled by his family members

INDICTED. Korean Air CEO Cho Yang-Ho (C) arrives for the trial of his daughter Hyun-Ah at a court in Seoul on January 30, 2015. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Court rejects arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

Jun 05, 2018 - 2:52 PM

It is a rare piece of good news for the family, who have found themselves the object of public anger following a series of scandals

NO ARREST? In this file photo, Lee Myung-hee (C), wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, arrives for questioning on her arrest warrant at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul on June 4, 2018. File photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

Police seek arrest of Korean Air nut rage sister on juice charges

May 04, 2018 - 3:21 PM

The Gangseo police station in Seoul says Cho Hyun-min, the daughter of Hanjin Group and Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, is accused of assault and obstruction of business

KOREAN AIR. A Boeing 747 of Korean Air plane parks at the gate at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)on March 5, 2018. Photo by Daniel SLIM/AFP

Second Korean Air heiress probed for tantrum

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:22 PM

The latest row over the younger Cho has emerged when local media reported that she had thrown water at an advertising agency manager's face during a meeting last month

ANOTHER TANTRUM. In this file photo, travelers are seen at the Korean Air ticketing desk at Gimpo airport in Seoul on December 16, 2014. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

300 passengers evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport

May 27, 2016 - 1:52 PM

UPDATED So far we know that 19 people were lightly injured some of whom said they feel ill says a fire department official

EVACUATED. A Korean Air Boeing 777 is seen on a runway in Tokyo's Haneda Airport on May 27, 2016. About 300 passengers and crew members were evacuated from the plane after one of the engines caught fire, official said on May 27. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

South Korea implements 'anti-nut rage' law

Jan 19, 2016 - 9:52 AM

The revised aviation law which drastically toughens punishments on unruly passengers is a direct result of the nut rage incident involving the daughter of Korean Air s boss in December 2014

Korean Air's first A-380 plane, parked at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, on June 16, 2011. YNA/EPA/File

Korean Air 'nut rage' victim gets industrial injury recognition

Jul 08, 2015 - 4:12 PM

The recognition comes as Park Chang Jin is reportedly preparing to file a lawsuit in US court demanding 50 million dollar damages from Korean Air

In this file photo, travelers are seen at the Korean Air ticketing desk at Gimpo airport in Seoul on December 16, 2014. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Appeals court frees Korean Air heiress in 'nut rage' case

May 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM

The High Court says Cho Hyun Ah had no intention of hampering the safe operation of the plane

SORRY. Cho Hyun-Ah, the eldest daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-Ho and former vice president of the airline company, bows for an apology as she appears for questioning at a public prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, December 17, 2014. File photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

More Clark-Incheon flights from Jin Air

May 14, 2015 - 10:58 PM

The low cost South Korean carrier now has daily flights from the Clark International Airport in Pampanga

S. Korea prosecutors seek 3-year jail term for nut rage heiress

Apr 20, 2015 - 9:15 PM

Many South Koreans see Cho Hyun Ah s behaviour as emblematic of a generation of spoilt and arrogant offspring of owners of the giant family run conglomerates or chaebols that dominate the national economy

SORRY. In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Flight attendant sues Korean Air over 'nut rage' incident

Mar 11, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Kim Do Hee s lawyers said the suit seeks compensation for the verbal and physical attack unleashed on their client by Cho Hyun Ah

In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Miriam hits Napeñas, media freedom declines, nurse with MERS pregnant | The wRap

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:15 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago hits police officials for mishandling operations Media freedom declines because of extremist groups The Filipina nurse diagnosed with MERS is pregnant

Court finds 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress guilty

Feb 12, 2015 - 3:21 PM

UPDATED The daughter of Korean Air s chairman is found guilty of violating aviation safety law in a now notorious on board nut rage incident

In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Korean Air boss apologizes in court for daughter's 'nut rage'

Jan 30, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Cho Hyun Ah faces a maximum 10 year sentence if convicted of the charges which stem from an episode in December when she allegedly forced the chief purser off a New York Seoul flight compelling the taxiing plane to return to the gate so he could disembark

APOLOGY. Korean Air CEO Cho Yang-Ho (C) arrives for the trial of his daughter Hyun-Ah at a court in Seoul on January 30, 2015. Cho apologizes for his daughter's behaviour to a South Korean court, where she is on trial for air safety violations after a now notorious ‘nut rage’ incident. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Pope Francis on parenting, the world's richest, Pacquiao-Mayweather | The wRap

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Pope Francis says Catholics shouldn’t “breed like rabbits The one percent will control more than half of the world’s wealth in 2016 Pacquiao gives Mayweather a deadline

'Nut rage' trial opens of Korean Air heiress

Jan 19, 2015 - 2:51 PM

The daughter of Korean Air CEO Cho Yang Ho could face a maximum 10 year sentence if convicted of the aviation safety violations and a possible five years on additional charges of coercion and interference in the execution of duty

In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Korean Air heiress charged over 'nut rage' case

Jan 07, 2015 - 3:50 PM

If convicted Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun Ah could face up to 15 years in prison but legal experts said she would likely draw a suspended jail sentence

SORRY. In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

AirAsia plane search, Seniang death toll, Bilibid probe | The wRap

Dec 31, 2014 - 6:45 PM

The story of 2 families who missed that fatal AirAsia flight Seniang death toll rises to at least 53 The justice department orders: demolish VIP jail cells in the Philippines

Korean Air heiress arrested for 'nut rage'

Dec 31, 2014 - 12:11 AM

Cho Hyun Ah keeps her head low and says I m sorry as she is taken to prison cable news network TYN reports

SORRY. In this file photo, former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Arrest warrant sought for S. Korea 'nut rage' heiress

Dec 24, 2014 - 3:07 PM

Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun Ah faces charges including violation of the aviation safety law coercion and interference in the execution of duty

Cho Hyun-Ah, the eldest daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-Ho and former vice president of the airline company, appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. File photo by Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Korean Air heiress questioned over 'nut rage'

Dec 17, 2014 - 2:48 PM

Prosecutors will also investigate whether the airline s executives coerced cabin crew to give false testimony to government inspectors to protect Cho Hyun Ah

SORRY. Former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Korean Air 'nut rage' exec apologizes to steward

Dec 14, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The daughter of Korean Air s CEO visits the involved cabin crew chief to personally apologize

Former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-Ah appears at the Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board in western Seoul, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

Korean Air CEO apologizes for daughter's 'foolish act'

Dec 12, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Korean Air s CEO calls her daughter s actions on the flight foolish and suggests he should share some of the blame for not bringing her up correctly

Korean Air's first A380 plane, parked at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, on 16 June 2011. YNA/EPA/File

Korean Air CEO's daughter resigns in row over nuts

Dec 09, 2014 - 8:04 PM

Cho Hyun Ah is quoted as saying I will resign from all my posts at Korean Air to take responsibility for the incident

UNFRIENDLY SKIES. Korean Air's first A380 plane, parked at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, on 16 June 2011. YNA/EPA/File

Korean Air apologizes over VP's nuts incident

Dec 09, 2014 - 2:04 PM

While insisting it is reasonable for its executive vice president Cho Hyun Ah to have raised a problem with the in flight service the airline admits that forcing to return to its gate caused an unreasonable delay

Korean Air's first A380 plane, parked at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, on 16 June 2011. YNA/EPA/File

Korean Air VP loses cool over nuts, forces flight delay

Dec 09, 2014 - 8:07 AM

The daughter of the CEO of Korean Air forces the purser off a plane bound for Seoul from New York after she is incorrectly served some nuts – delaying the flight and triggering a government probe

Korean Air's first A380 plane, parked at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, on 16 June 2011. YNA/EPA/File

#PugadBaboy: Stewardess

Dec 04, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Dec 04, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Dec 04, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Jul 18, 2014 - 1:29 PM

UPDATED The downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over rebel held eastern Ukraine has raised questions over why the company persisted in flying in conflict zone airspace that many other Asian carriers had abandoned months ago

AIRCRAFT. Malaysia Airlines aircraft are parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at sunrise on 18 July 2014. Shamshahrin Shamsudin/EPA