15th December 2016
Written on 15th December 2016
United Airlines adds latest generation Boeing 777 aircraft to its fleet
United Airlines will add the Boeing 777-300ER to its 2017 flight schedules this weekend, with the airline's newest aircraft type featuring the all-new United Polaris business class seats starting regularly scheduled service in February 2017. The aircraft's entry into service will also mark the debut of United's new wide-body cabin design.
With the flight schedule update this weekend, United will offer one round trip six days each week between Newark Liberty International Airport and San Francisco International Airport between February 16th and May 4th, 2017.
The airline expects to begin 777-300ER intercontinental service between San Francisco and Hong Kong on March 25th, with the aircraft replacing a Boeing 747-400 currently being used on the route. Flight and aircraft schedules are subject to change.
United expects to place into service all 14 777-300ER aircraft in 2017.
Source: United Airlines