United to deploy 787-10 on six transatlantic routes

FRA, TLV, CDG, BCN, BRU and DUB ex EWR

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United Airlines has revealed it will operate its newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on six transatlantic routes from its New York/Newark hub, beginning in March 2019.

United’s 787-10 features 44 United Polaris Business class seats, 21 United Premium Plus seats, 54 Economy Plus seats and 199 standard Economy seats. Tickets will be available for purchase from 3 December 2018 for travel beginning 30 March 2019.

 

Boeing 787-10 International Schedule

Start UA Flight Depart Time Arrive Time
30 March UA 960 New York/Newark 7:50 p.m. Frankfurt (FRA) 9:20 a.m.
30 March UA 84 New York/Newark 4:55 p.m. Tel Aviv (TLV) 10:15 a.m.
29 April UA 57 New York/Newark 6:40 p.m. Paris (CDG) 7:45 a.m.
29 April UA 120 New York/Newark 7:30 p.m. Barcelona (BCN) 9:00 a.m.
22 May UA 999 New York/Newark 6:30 p.m. Brussels (BRU) 7:45 a.m.
22 May UA 23 New York/Newark 7:25 p.m. Dublin (DUB) 7:05 a.m.

 

Offering more services than any other US airline from New York to Germany and Israel, United currently offers daily non-stop services to Frankfurt and twice-daily non-stop services to Tel Aviv. United also operates daily services from New York/Newark to Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin and Paris.

Investing in customer-friendly advancements on board

In addition to United’s signature ‘all aisle access’ Polaris Business class and United Premium Plus seats, United is investing in several customer-friendly advancements on board. The aircraft features updated lighting patterns that mimic sunrise and sunset and are designed to help customers in each cabin fall asleep and wake up more adjusted to new time zones.

A new seat-back entertainment system is also available at every seat, which includes:

  • Split-screen capabilities allowing customers to watch a movie and view the flight map simultaneously.
  • A relax mode for customers who want to customise a selection of soothing videos and relaxing audio playlists.
  • The world’s most extensive suite of accessibility features on a seat-back entertainment system, which accommodates any level of vision, as well as providing support for customers with hearing and mobility issues.
  • Movie and television recommendations based on remaining flight time and previously watched content.

United previously announced its first 787-10 aircraft will begin operating between New York/Newark and Los Angeles and San Francisco in January 2019.

United currently operates 25 787-9 and 12 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline expects to take delivery of 14 787-10 aircraft over the next two years. The airline took delivery of its first 787-10 last week.

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