Qantas to compensate businesses affected by toxic spill

23 April, 2017

Qantas agreed to compensate those businesses affected by a spill of toxic firefighting foam from one of its hangars at Brisbane Airport into waterways (The Courier Mail, 23-Apr-2017). Qantas Domestic CEO Andrew David met with stakeholders from the fishing industry and stated where there was clear evidence of any commercial harm to the business "we will make that good". Mr David also acknowledged that the issue was a Qantas issue, which has now been fixed.