United Airlines has introduced additional Boeing 777-300ER service, the airline´s newest aircraft type featuring the all-new United Polaris business class seats, to its flight schedules, the company said.
With the schedule update over the weekend, the airline expects to begin 777-300ER service on San Francisco (SFO) — Beijing (PEK), San Francisco (SFO) — Frankfurt (FRA), and New York/Newark (EWR) to Tokyo Narita (NRT).
United´s 777-300ER aircraft offers a modern, spacious interior envisioned in partnership with design firm PriestmanGoode, including the airline´s all-new United Polaris business class seat.
Each United Polaris suite-like pod features direct access to the aisle, a 180-degree flat-bed that measures 6´6´´ and 23 inches wide with infinite seat recline options and one-touch lumbar support, ample storage, multiple surfaces that enable passengers to dine while working, universal A/C power as well as 2-USB ports, a 16-inch high-definition entertainment screen, electronic privacy dividers for seats in the center of the cabin, mood lighting and an illuminated “Do Not Disturb” sign. Additionally, a marble-topped bar unit offers customers in business class a place to grab a mid-flight drink or snack.
The Boeing 777-300ER features 60 seats in business class in a 1-2-1 configuration with direct-aisle access from all seats.
Seats in United Economy offer two United Private Screening options — personal on-demand entertainment with high-definition seat-back monitors and USB ports along with United´s personal device entertainment, enabling customers to play thousands of hours of movies and television programs on their electronic devices. Customers also have access to in-seat power outlets and the opportunity to purchase satellite Wi-Fi.
The aircraft features 102 seats in United Economy Plus in a 3-4-3 configuration with 34 inches of pitch, and 204 United Economy seats in a 3-4-3 configuration with 31 inches of pitch.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents.