After 'nut rage', Korean Air's Cho family flies into new 'rage' scandal

Brother of 'nut rage' heiress in Christmas Day feud with mum over management control of firm

(From left) Cho Hyun-ah, Cho Hyun-min and Korean Air Lines' CEO Cho Won-tae. The controversial Cho siblings from the conglomerate behind South Korea's national carrier Korean Air are in the news again.
(From left) Cho Hyun-ah, Cho Hyun-min and Korean Air Lines' CEO Cho Won-tae. The controversial Cho siblings from the conglomerate behind South Korea's national carrier Korean Air are in the news again.PHOTO: EPA-EFE, REUTERS

First, it was "nut rage". Then, there was "water rage". And now, "vase rage".

The controversial Cho siblings from the conglomerate behind South Korea's national carrier Korean Air - notorious for misbehaving such as ordering a taxiing plane to return to the airport to expel a crew member who served nuts wrongly, throwing water on a business associate, and cheating in university admission - are in the news again, this time in connection with a family feud over management control of their company.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 05, 2020, with the headline 'Korean Air's Cho family flies into new 'rage' scandal'. Subscribe