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‘Gabjil’ Still Rampant Despite Growing Consensus on Weeding Out Bullying

‘Gabjil’ Still Rampant Despite Growing Consensus on Weeding Out Bullying

SEOUL, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Su-jin — not her real name — said going to work is a highly stressful affair as she has little choice other than to put up with frequent bullying and verbal abuse by her superiors. The 28-year-old, who is employed in a non-permanent position at a small architectural [...]

Korean Air to Examine All B737 Jets Following Engine Failure on U.S. Carrier

Korean Air to Examine All B737 Jets Following Engine Failure on U.S. Carrier

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s national flag carrier, said Thursday it will examine all of its B737 planes that use the same engine as the one that failed on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in the death of a passenger. The company plans to voluntarily examine most of 35 B737 jets by November, though not all of them use the problematic CFM56-7B turbofan engine, a company spokeswoman said over the phone. The country’s [...]

Police Raid Ad Firm in Probe of Korean Air Heiress

Police Raid Ad Firm in Probe of Korean Air Heiress

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Police raided an advertisement company Wednesday in a probe into allegations that a daughter of the Korean Air Lines Co. chief threw water at the agency’s employee during a business meeting. Cho Hyun-min, a Korean Air senior executive and younger daughter of Chairman Cho Yang-ho, was booked and banned from overseas travel on Tuesday. Cho is accused of yelling at [...]

Police Launch Preliminary Probe into Korean Air Heiress over Suspected Assault

Police Launch Preliminary Probe into Korean Air Heiress over Suspected Assault

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Police said Friday they began a preliminary investigation into allegations that a daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.’s chief physically assaulted an advertising company official last month. Cho Hyun-min, an executive at the country’s largest air carrier and the second daughter of Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho, is accused [...]

Korean Air Plane Involved in Minor Tail Strike at Japanese Airport

Korean Air Plane Involved in Minor Tail Strike at Japanese Airport

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air Lines Co. said Tuesday one of its passenger jets hit its tail on the runway while landing at a Japanese airport, although no there were no injuries and no damage to the plane. On Monday morning at Kansai International Airport, the tail section of the South Korean flag carrier’s B737-900 jet made contact with the runway just as it touched [...]