United’s new Boeing 787-10s are set to enter service in January on premium transcontinental routes. Later in 2019, the airplane will fly international routes from Newark.
United will take delivery of 14 787-10 aircraft over the next two years. The aircraft will be configured with:
- 44 United Polaris seats (business class)
- 21 UnitedPremium Plus seats (premium economy class)
- 54 Economy Plus seats (extra legroom economy)
- 199 standard Economy seats
After operating transcontinental routes, initial international routes form Newark will include:
- Tel Aviv
> Read More: United Announces 787-10 International Routes
I missed a press event last week in Washington Dulles that offered a sneak peek onboard this beautiful new plane. While I hate to have missed the chance to step onto this new plane in-person, United sent me some pictures onboard that I will share below.
You can start with a video tour:
Here are some pictures of both the interior and exterior of the plane:
I’m looking forward to trying out this new aircraft next year. While United’s Polaris business class seat may not be industry-leading, it is comfortable and offers direct-aisle access at every seat. Furthermore, the premium-heavy density makes upgrades at least plausible. That’s something that is increasingly difficult on American Airlines…
Do you look forward to flying on the 787-10?
> Read More: United Polaris Business Class Review