United Airlines' first 777-300ER to begin regularly scheduled service in February 2017

Next month, United Airlines´ new aircraft, dubbed the “New Spirit of United,” will start regularly scheduled service, the airline said.

The aircraft is the company´s first Boeing 777-300ER featuring the United Polaris all-aisle access, lie-flat seat, and the first of 14 777-300ER aircraft United expects to place into service in 2017.

United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers.

United´s route network, includes US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines.