Industry experts say company’s stand lacks clarity, transparency: Boeing faces a colossal challenge in arresting PR damage

No amount of public relations spin can repair the reputational hit from two deadly plane crashes. But Boeing may further damaged itself with muddled communications that downplayed its responsibility in the disasters.

Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has insisted there was “no surprise or gap” in the design of the top-selling aircraft. Even as the company works to correct issues and persuade regulators that a software update should be enough clear the planes to fly again.

The plane grounded worldwide since the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight plunged the company into crisis mode. It came on the heels of an October crash of a Lion Air flight in Indonesia. The two accidents that claimed 346 lives. “We own it,” Muilenburg has said of the crisis.

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