United takes delivery of newest Boeing 777

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has taken delivery of its first 777-300ER from Boeing, the company said.

The airline´s newest aircraft type features United Polaris business class seating and will start regularly scheduled service in February 2017. This is the first of 14 777-300ER aircraft United expects to place into service in 2017.

United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,000 flights a day to 336 airports across six continents. In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 million customers.