AUCKLAND—Korean Air Chairman and CEO Cho Yang-ho died Apr. 7, after helming the airline for more than 20 years and overseeing its development into one of Asia’s leading carriers. Cho, aged 70, passed away at a Los Angeles hospital. He had surgery in 2018 for a lung issue, although his condition had been improving, the airline said. His death is understood to be related to this illness. Cho began working for Korean Air in 1974 as a manager in its Americas regional headquarters ...

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