Korean Air’s NutGate Incident Revisited

Korean Air is one of the best known airlines on the planet. Its safety record is impeccable, the service is highly reviewed, and those bright blue planes are quite the treat to plane spot. However, KAL is not so well liked at home, at times. Not for their service, but for who runs them. The parent company of KAL is the Hanjin Group, known in Korea as an archetypal “Chaebol.” I’m not so well-versed in the inner-workings of Korean Economy, but from everything I’ve read, it sounds a lot like the Zaibatsu or Keiretsu of Japanese fame, entities I’m well-educated...Read more