Wednesday, September 12, 2012

► SOUTH AFRICA: Qantas drops First Class from Johannesburg flights effective October.

Australian carrier, Qantas (QF), will from 1 October 2012 no longer offer First Class on its daily Boeing 747-400 flights between Sydney, Australia and Johannesburg, South Africa, with the last flight to have the service to operate on 30 September 2012.

A Qantas Boeing 747-400 in Johannesburg
A Qantas Boeing 747-400 in Johannesburg, South Africa (Planes_2011)
Qantas: Sydney, Australia - Johannesburg, South Africa
-Effective 1 October, First Class will no longer be offered.
  • QF063 SYD1000 – 1615JNB 744 | 1234567
  • QF064 JNB1815 – 1410+1SYD 744 | 1234567

The loss of First Class will however increase overall capacity on the reconfigured aircraft by 14 seats in both Business and Economy classes - 56 J (Business Class Premium), 40 W (Premium Economy) and 275 (Y) Economy class.