United Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300, ‘New Spirit of United’

By Paul Riegler on 17 January 2017
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United CEO Oscar Munoz at the Polaris launch

United CEO Oscar Munoz at the Polaris launch

United Airlines announced that it took delivery of its very first Boeing 777-300ER.

The aircraft, which the carrier has named the “New Spirit of United,” will be the first to feature the new Polaris business-class cabin, with fully lie-flat seats with direct-aisle access as well as amenities such as Saks Fifth Avenue pillows and blankets and a brand-new Polaris menu.

The plane is scheduled to begin service next month. United expects have 14 777-300ERs in service by the end of the year.

Last month, United inaugurated its first Polaris business-class lounge, which is located at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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