Articles tagged “korean air”

Korean Air CEO Suspected of Embezzlement

Korean Air CEO Suspected of Embezzlement

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press

A family scandal in South Korea has ensnared the patriarch, the chairman of Korean Air. As airline employees take the extraordinary measure of hitting the streets to call for his resignation, it sounds like Cho Yang-ho is not long for the C-suite.

7 months ago

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

Korean Air Ousts Chairman’s Daughters After Their Rude Behavior

Dave McCombs, Bloomberg

The chairman of Korean Air and its parent group said he will promote professional managers to replace his two daughters, who have been fired over rude behavior. That's a smart move, though it raises questions about the wisdom of handing out executive roles to family members in the first place.

9 months ago

U.S. Approves Delta Joint Venture With Korean Air

U.S. Approves Delta Joint Venture With Korean Air

Associated Press

The agreement means Delta and Korean Air passengers will be able to earn and redeem loyalty program miles in each carrier's program.

1 year ago

While Some Airlines Go Basic, the In-Flight Bar Scene Gets Premium Attention

While Some Airlines Go Basic, the In-Flight Bar Scene Gets Premium Attention

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Notably missing from this list are any of the U.S. legacy carriers. Just saying.

2 years ago

Delta Deepens Relationship With Korean Air to Expand Its Foothold in Asia

Delta Deepens Relationship With Korean Air to Expand Its Foothold in Asia

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Delta didn't want to feel outdone by American's announcement last week to tie-up with an Asian carrier. Delta's advantage, however, is that it's had an ongoing relationship with Korean Air while American is newer to partnerships in the region.

2 years ago

For Low-Cost Airlines, Korea Punches Above Its Weight

For Low-Cost Airlines, Korea Punches Above Its Weight

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Koreans may love a deal, but it's hard to believe a country of South Korea's size can support six low cost carriers long term.

3 years ago

Nut Rage Flight Attendant Sues Korean Air and Embattled Executive

Nut Rage Flight Attendant Sues Korean Air and Embattled Executive

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press

It really goes without saying that we, like everyone else is on team #KimDoHee.

4 years ago

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Sam Kim and Juwon Park, Bloomberg

Now that's a long layover.

4 years ago

Skift Business Traveler: Korean Slowly Backs Away From Skyteam

4 years ago

Former Korean Air Exec in Nut Rage Case Cites a Technicality in Not Guilty Plea

Former Korean Air Exec in Nut Rage Case Cites a Technicality in Not Guilty Plea

Youkyung Lee , Associated Press

Cho Hyun-ah's legal team will try to get her off on a technicality, but this would spark even more outrage in South Korea.

4 years ago

Indictment for Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Follows Last Week’s Arrest

Indictment for Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Follows Last Week’s Arrest

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

In a perfect would, this would be a cautionary tale to airline executives around the world who have a penchant for employee abuse. But we don't live in a perfect world.

4 years ago

Arrest Warrant Issued for Korean Air Nut Rage Executive

Arrest Warrant Issued for Korean Air Nut Rage Executive

Associated Press

This story just gets better. We continue to hope it will set a precedent for misbehaving executives.

4 years ago