Friday, December 12, 2014

Nepotism uncovered in the Korean Air "nuts" incident

The woman who caused the incident is not only the Head of Cabin Service for Korean Air, the nutcase is also the daughter of the Chairman of the company.
How can ordinary folks find employment when most available jobs are stringed on nepotism?  The rich know any number of ways to get richer and at the same time, whether they need the money or not, they know how to make their family members and other hangers-on around them, equally rich. Whether those placed in those high flying jobs have the qualifications or not, matters little.

Youkyoung Lee of AP via CBC: 
The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed "nut rage" bowed deep in apology Friday before facing questioning by transport officials. Her father, the airline's chairman, also apologized and said he regrets he didn't raise her better.

The apologies came in response to simmering public anger about the incident and the airline's handling of it.

Cho Hyun-ah, who was head of cabin service at Korean Air, was angered when a flight attendant in first class offered her macadamia nuts in a bag, not on a plate. She ordered a senior crew member off the plane, forcing it to return to the gate at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City.

"I sincerely apologize. I'm sorry," a gloomy-faced Cho said before droves of journalists in an almost inaudible, trembling voice. She said she will meet the victimized crew member and "apologize sincerely."......

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