Dec 27, 2014

Nut rage leak cracked; Korean transport official held

South Korean prosecutors have arrested a government official who allegedly leaked information about an investigation into former Korean Air Lines executive Cho Hyun-ah, who forced a flight to return over a bag of macadamia nuts. Prosecutors say the transport ministry official was sent to ...

Sales of macadamaias soar in South Korea after 'nut rage'

Dec 15, 2014

Sales of macadamaias soar in South Korea after 'nut rage'

South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over an incident now dubbed “nut rage.” Auction, a South Korean unit of eBay, said Monday that sales of macadamias surged nearly 1,200 percent ...

Dec 12, 2014

Korean Air chair apologizes over daughter's nut rage

The chairman of Korean Air Lines Co. apologized Friday for the behavior of his adult daughter who delayed a flight in an incident now dubbed “nut rage.” Cho Yang-ho made a deep bow before journalists in response to simmering public anger over his daughter’s ...

Korean Air flight delayed by first-class spat

Dec 10, 2014

Korean Air flight delayed by first-class spat

Forget dust-ups over reclining seats in economy class. There is a new and exclusive twist on in-flight anger: nut rage in first class. A recent Korean Air flight was delayed when its chairman’s daughter, who was also vice president responsible for cabin service at ...

Dec 16, 2013

Redress was sought for '83 KAL jet downing

Japan drew up a claim in 1986 for just over ¥3.4 billion in damages from the Soviet Union for the 28 Japanese killed in the 1983 shoot-down of Korean Air Flight 007 over Soviet airspace, recently disclosed Foreign Ministry documents reveal. But the victims’ ...