Qantas Slashes First Class
“Qantas plans to add capacity to its Boeing 747-400 and Airbus A380 fleets by dramatically reducing its first-class offering on long-haul flights.”
Guess they finally figured out no one will pay $25,000 to round trip to Sydney. Most riding up there were probably no revs and mileage upgrades.
Another article here
While many routes will no longer offer first class, it will remain on daily services from Melbourne and Sydney to Los Angeles, Singapore and London.
I noticed that as well. Did you notice the load factor in first in the second link? Less than 40%, wonder how many of those actually paid to be there?