Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP
Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP

How South Korean air steward at centre of heiress ‘nut rage’ incident ended up in politics

  • In 2014, Park Chang-jin was forced by Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah to beg for forgiveness after pre-flight nuts were served in a bag instead of on a plate
  • The incident made international headlines and came to represent the entitlement of South Korea’s elite and the prevalence of workplace bullying

Topic |   South Korea
Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP
Park Chang-jin, a former cabin crew member of Korean Air and now a member of South Korea’s left-wing Justice party. Photo: AFP
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