You are here
Home > ePR

Does Airbus have a public relations problem?

I have been speculating about whether Airbus has a public relations problem, after two major accidents involving airplanes from Airbus there is no reaction from the company on the Internet, so they seem to be taking the typical large organization “look but don’t touch” approach.

It unbelievable how the Internet does not seem to play a role in their Public Relations strategy as I mentioned in my previous blog post called When should you use PPC as a part of a PR strategy?.

How do they deal with this? “Actor Ashton Kutcher cautioned his fans on Wednesday that a pilot recommended to him not to fly on Airbus until the manufacturer’s composite tail is declared safe.”¬†– I am afraid that this will not blow over and they need to get their act together if the Internet is not to harm them more.

Airbus use the Internet, use PPC, use online PR, use Twitter and Facebook! Don’t fall into the “Look – Don’t touch” thinking as other major organization seem to have the habid of doing.

Nordic eMarketing does this, works on creating online crisis management solutions for companies and governments to deal with crisis through the Internet using effective online assets.

Be Sociable, Share!
Optimize Your Web
Kristjan Mar Hauksson is the founder and director of search and online communications at Nordic eMarketing. The company specializes in multilingual online communications, organic search engine optimization, and marketing through several verticals such as tourism, finance, government, and pharmaceuticals. It helps companies gain international visibility online and to use the Internet as a communication channel; it also provides consultation in web content management systems and analytics solutions. Hauksson is on the board of directors of SEMPO, on the Advisory board for Bing Advertising and founded the Iceland SEO/SEM forum. He has been involved in developing Internet solutions since 1996, and involved in search engine optimization and marketing since 1997. He is a publish author on the topic of Internet Marketing and among other co-authored the acclaimed Global Search Engine Marketing.
http://www.nordicemarketing.com

2 thoughts on “Does Airbus have a public relations problem?

  1. so a bad PR strategy or management is not a problem? What they are dealing with is a well known problem with larger organizations were as I said the “look don’t touch” strategy is in place. This was the case for Dell and I have seen this here in Iceland with the credit crunch.

Comments are closed.

Top