Bloomberg reported Tuesday morning that employees at Boeing (BA) - Get The Boeing Company Report had mocked Lion Air when the airline had considered more simulation training for pilots flying the 737 MAX.
The following year, a Lion Air 737 MAX crashed into the ocean, killing the 189 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft.
Jim Cramer is out at JPMorgan's Healthcare Conference all week, so Jeff Marks, senior portfolio analyst at Action Alerts PLUS, joined TheStreet's live show.
Marks was asked about Boeing and the impact of the memo's on Boeing's relationship with the airlines.
"Yeah. So this is interesting. So I think it's really, um, more about kind of the culture issues going on at Boeing right now. I mean, they're universally known as a great manufacturer, a great American company. It just sounds like there's a lot of culture issues right now and you know, maybe they need a little bit more humility. Just kind of with what's going on there. But that's up to the new CEO [Dave Calhoun] to figure out and he's got to clean that up quickly," said Marks.
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