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Flight Attendant Hopefuls in South Korea Are So Desperate to Get the Job They’re Having Plastic Surgery

In South Korea, a career as a flight attendant is said to be so sought after and the competition so fierce that would-be cabin crew are willing to go under the knife in painful plastic surgery operations to make themselves…

Korean Air Launches World’s First K-Pop In-Flight Safety Video with Popular Boyband SuperM

Whether it’s your favourite snail-infused Korean skincare mask or maybe some Korean barbeque, there’s no doubt that South Korean culture has been having a massive influence around the world of late.  And there’s one South Korean export that is really…

Korean Air Has Had Enough of Passengers Smoking E-Cigarettes Onboard its Flights; Threatens Arrest

Everyone knows you’re not allowed to smoke onboard an airplane, right?  In fact, the mere thought of lighting up a cigarette in-flight has been banned by many countries for decades now (apart from China – more on that later).  Violators…

DYK: Korean Air Has a Special Team of Cabin Crew Who Wear Vintage Uniforms on its Flights

It’s not entirely unusual for airlines to give their latest aircraft a retro-themed paint job – a nod to their heritage that so many airlines are very proud of.  British Airways, for example, made the headlines when it painted three…

Korean Air to Start Offering Cabin Crew Unpaid Leave Amid Rising Tensions with Japan

Korean Air is calling on cabin crew to take unpaid leave amidst a trade and political dispute between South Korea and Japan that has seen air travel demand between the two countries seriously hit and a number of key routes…

Korean Air Backs Pilot Who Tried to Drink Alcohol on Flight But Demotes Cabin Manager Who Reported Him

Korean Air has said that a pilot who attempted to drink alcohol during an international flight between Seoul and Amsterdam “didn’t cause real trouble” but took the decision to demote an onboard cabin crew manager who stopped the pilot and…

Korean Air Accused of Kicking Two Teenage Boys Off Flight Because of Nut Allergy

Two unaccompanied teenage boys were allegedly kicked off a Korean Airlines flight last week after they informed ground staff of their severe peanut allergy.  The boys were travelling back to the Philippines after visiting their ill grandfather in the United…

A Rare Protest By Korean Air Workers Against The Airline’s Ruling Family

On Friday evening, hundreds of pilots, cabin crew and ground workers from Korean Air, gathered in Seoul to protest at what they call “abuse” from the airline’s ruling family.  Protestors were joined by Park Chang-jin, a long-serving member of cabin…

Korean Air Exec Apologizes Over #Watergate Scandal: Unions Call For Her To Resign

It might not be even nearly on the same level as the original Watergate Scandal that gripped the Nixon Administration in the 1970’s but the youngest daughter of Korean Air’s chairman has certainly got herself in hot water (pun definitely…

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