Korean Air 'nut rage' sister apologizes for angry outburst

Asia Pacific Apr 16, 2018

Korean Air 'nut rage' sister apologizes for angry outburst

Korean Air Lines' labor unions called for the youngest daughter of its chairman, a sister of the infamous "nut rage" heiress, to step down from management after her alleged abusive behavior against an advertising agency official caused public outrage. Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily ...

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

National May 27, 2016

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

An engine fire forced a Korean Air jet to scrub takeoff at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday but its 320 passengers and crew managed to evacuate safely, transport ministry and airport officials said. Seven of the 302 passengers and 17 crew members on the Seoul-bound ...

Asia Pacific / Offbeat 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 a ...

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

Asia Pacific 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 during ...

Asia Pacific 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 over-mighty ...