Written on 5th January 2017

United Airlines takes delivery of newest Boeing 777

United Airlines took delivery of the company's first 777-300ER from Boeing in Everett, Washington.

The airline's newest aircraft type features the all-new United Polaris Business Class seat and will start a regularly scheduled service in February 2017. This is the first of 14 777-300ER aircraft United expects to place into service in 2017.

United Polaris is a reinvention of United Airlines international premium cabin travel experience, offering elevated comfort and service from lounge to landing for a restful night's sleep in the air. Features include exclusive United Polaris lounges with new rest spaces and high-end pre-flight dining options; a custom-designed personal onboard suite with added privacy, comfort and convenience; sleep-focused amenities like custom Saks Fifth Avenue luxury bedding and spa-quality Cowshed products from Soho House & Co and reimagined dining options created in partnership with chefs from The Trotter Project.

Source: United Airlines