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Outburst from Korean Air executive delays flight

Korean Air.
Korean Air. Image by Aleksander Markin / CC BY-SA 2.0

Around 250 passengers aboard a Korean Air flight were delayed on Friday when one of the company’s executives demanded a crew member get off the plane after she was unsatisfied with the way her macadamia nuts were served. The flight from New York to Seoul was delayed for 20 minutes when Cho Hyun-ah, vice-president of Korean Air’s in-flight services and daughter of the company’s chairman, scuffled with a crew member serving her and the plane had to return to the terminal to let the steward out. Read more: wsj.com