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Singer Richard Marx Helps Stop Unruly Passenger On Korean Air Flight

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Sports stars have stepped up to help out during emergencies during flights and now we can add an 80s pop star to the list.

In 2013, former Mets pitcher LaTroy Hawkins helped subdue an unruly passenger during a flight. In 2016, former NFL quarterback (and current Mets minor leaguer) Tim Tebow helped out during a medical emergency during a flight.

While flying from Vietnam to South Korea, singer Richard Marx had to step in to help control an unruly passenger. Continue reading Singer Richard Marx Helps Stop Unruly Passenger On Korean Air Flight

New Air Laws in S.Korea Due To Korean Air Nut

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Back in December 2014 there were stories which came out about a Nutty Korean Air VP.

The short version of the story is that the Korean Air VP was upset when nuts were served to her pre-flight. The VP had the flight attendant kicked off of the flight, causing the flight to be delayed…

After coming under heavy criticism for what she did the former VP, Heather Cho was sentenced to three years in prison.  The sentence was lessened and then the sentence was suspended. Continue reading New Air Laws in S.Korea Due To Korean Air Nut

Nutty Korean Air Ex-VP Gets Prison Sentence Suspended

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Last year a Korean Air VP caused outrage by having a plane turn back when she got upset over how she was served macadamia nuts. If you haven’t read about the story, you can do so here.

The story got lots of media attention and led to her resigning, apologizing and eventually being sentenced to prison.

Check out some posts about the story:

Here is hopefully the last we hear of former Korean Air VP Cho. Continue reading Nutty Korean Air Ex-VP Gets Prison Sentence Suspended

Korean Air FA To Sue Airline Over Nutty Situation

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I’d be surprised if anyone hadn’t heard about the drama a Korean Air VP caused over macadamia nuts a few months back.

Here are a few posts to jog your memory:

I really thought we had heard the last of this story when the nutty Korean Air VP was sentenced to prison last month. Continue reading Korean Air FA To Sue Airline Over Nutty Situation

Nuts! Korean Air Pressured Employees To Lie, To Be Sanctioned

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Late last night I came across an article on ABC News (from the Associated Press) which had some new information about Korean Air’s Nutty situation which took place last week.

According to the article, “South Korea’s transport ministry said Korean Air Lines Co. will face sanctions for pressuring employees to lie during a government probe” into the nutty events that took place at JFK.

For those of you unfamiliar with what took place Continue reading Nuts! Korean Air Pressured Employees To Lie, To Be Sanctioned

Nutty Former Korean Air VP Apologizes

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Possibly the biggest airline-related story of the past week had a lot to do with (of all things) nuts. Macadamia nuts to be precise.

I first wrote about the story in the post, This Korean Air VP Has Gotta Be NUTS.

Here are a few details to make a long story short- Korean Air VP Heather Cho (daughter of the airline’s chairman) caused a flight to be delayed during takeoff due to macadamia nuts being served incorrectly. Continue reading Nutty Former Korean Air VP Apologizes

Update: Korean Air’s Nutty VP Resigns

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Yesterday I wrote about one of the most ridiculous stories related to flying that I’ve ever come across…

Here is the Cliff Notes about what happened. A Korean Air flight about to depart from NYC’s JFK Airport, bound for Seoul was delayed due to macadamia nuts. The nuts were served incorrectly causing a Korean Air VP to get very upset. (Find out more details in my post This Korean Air VP Has Gotta Be NUTS.)

Since I posted there has been a big update to the story. Continue reading Update: Korean Air’s Nutty VP Resigns