14 November, 2018

United Airlines will deploy Boeing 787-10 aircraft to six European destinations from New York/Newark

One of the leading US airlines confirmed today that it will operate its newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft on six trans-Atlantic routes from its New York/Newark hub beginning in March 2019. 

United Airlines is the first airline in the world to have the entire family of Boeing's 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its fleet. It was also the first North American airline to take delivery of the 787-10, which feature 44 United Polaris business class seats, 21 United Premium Plus seats, 54 Economy Plus seats and 199 standard Economy seats. 

"United is proud to offer more seats between New York and Europe than any other carrier and our Boeing 787-10 aircraft based in New York/Newark will enable us to connect even more New York City customers to Europe and beyond," said Patrick Quayle, United's Vice President of International Network. "We are thrilled to announce six international cities that will be served with this aircraft and we look forward to offering our customers all of the comforts and services of our most advanced aircraft.".

United say Boeing 787-10s will be flying to
Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris and Tel Aviv 

Boeing 787-10 International Schedule
UA Flight
March 30
UA 960
New York/Newark
 7:50 p.m.
    Frankfurt (FRA)
9:20 a.m.
March 30
UA 84
New York/Newark
 4:55 p.m.
   Tel Aviv (TLV)
10:15 a.m.
April 29
UA 57
New York/Newark
 6:40 p.m.
Paris (CDG)
7:45 a.m.
April 29
UA 120
New York/Newark
 7:30 p.m.
      Barcelona (BCN)
9:00 a.m.
May 22
UA 999
New York/Newark
 6:30 p.m.
    Brussels (BRU)
7:45 a.m.
May 22
UA 23
New York/Newark
 7:25 p.m.
  Dublin (DUB)
7:05 a.

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

Investing in customer-friendly advancements onboard

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 onboard. 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 brand new seatback 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 customize a selection of soothing videos and relaxing audio playlists.
    The world's most extensive suite of accessibility features on a seatback entertainment system, which accommodates any level of vision, as well as provides 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.

The Boeing 787-10 is 18 feet longer than the 787-9 and can carry more passengers and more cargo. The -10 aircraft can fly up to 6,430 nautical miles while using 20% less fuel than older generation aeroplanes currently operates 25 787-9 and 12 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. 

(Image  United Airlines)