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Daughter of KAL's CEO quits over macadamia incident

Cho Hyun-Ah resigns from all her posts but retains her VP title even though she no longer has any official role

Published Tue, Dec 9, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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THE daughter of Korean Air's CEO resigned on Tuesday after being widely criticised for having the chief purser kicked off a plane because of the way she had been served some nuts.

Cho Hyun-Ah, a top executive in Korean Air's in-flight service, forced the New York-Seoul flight to return to its gate last Friday to remove the most senior member of the crew, causing the plane to be delayed.

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