DOT Fines Asiana Airlines $500K For Failing To Help Passengers’ Families After July Crash

DOT Fines Asiana Airlines $500K For Failing To Help Passengers’ Families After July Crash

In the first fine of its kind, the U.S. Department of Transportation has penalized Asiana Airlines with a $500,000 fee for not helping family members of passengers on a flight that crashed last year at San Francisco Airport. Three people died and dozens more were injured when Asiana Flight 214 clipped a seawall during its landing. [More]

Punked TV Station Fires Producers Over Bogus Asiana Pilot Names

Punked TV Station Fires Producers Over Bogus Asiana Pilot Names

Nearly two weeks after Oakland TV station KTVU became the laughing stock of the season for airing an “exclusive” list of obviously bogus Asiana airline pilot names, three producers at the station have been given the axe. [More]

Asiana Airlines originally threatened to sue KTVU after it broadcast this list of blatantly fake and offensive pilot names.

Asiana Airlines Decides Not To Sue Punked TV Station Over Bogus Pilot Names

By now you’ve heard about the on-air gaffe at Oakland’s KTVU-TV, in which a news anchor read a list of obviously fake names of the four pilots on Asiana Flight 214 that crash-landed at SFO on July 6. The South Korean airline recently said it intended to sue the TV station over the incident, but has now decided against taking any legal action. [More]

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Passengers Of Asiana Flight Could Receive Millions After Plane Crash

After Asiana Airlines flight 214 made a crash landing in San Francisco on Saturday, two passengers were killed and 182 others were hospitalized. But even the 123 travelers who escaped unscathed physically could be due millions of dollars as a result of surviving the ordeal, say experts. [More]