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After Alleged Reign of Terror, Korean Air Sisters Resign

'Nut rage' exec Heather Cho, sister Emily Cho step down after high-profile incidents

(Newser) - People in South Korea are tiring of abusive bigwigs in the country's chaebol —family-run conglomerates often mired in corruption and scandal—and now the head of one of its most famous ones is taking action against his own daughters. Per the New York Times , Korean Air chief Cho... More »

Arrest Warrant Issued for S. Korea 'Nut Rage' Exec

Cho Hyun-ah of Korean Air Lines faces charges after forcing delay of flight

(Newser) - A South Korean court today approved the arrest of a former Korean Air Lines executive who famously delayed a flight over a bag of macadamia nuts. Cho Hyun-ah, the daughter of the airline's chairman, has faced mounting public anger because she forced the flight to return to its gate... More »

United Grounds 7 Jumbos

FAA warned of flawed Korean inspections

(Newser) - United Airlines has grounded seven Boeing 747s to check the cockpit instruments that indicate altitude during flight. The decision was prompted by the discovery that equipment at a facility in South Korea where the instruments had been checked were improperly maintained, the Wall Street Journal reports. The FAA uncovered the... More »

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