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United’s Boeing 767-300 Retrofit to Enter Service Tonight

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United’s Boeing 767-300 Retrofit to Enter Service Tonight


United’s Boeing 767-300 Retrofit to Enter Service Tonight
September 08
15:18 2017

MIAMI — United Airlines announced its first Boeing 767-300 Retrofit aircraft will enter service tonight on a flight from the United hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR).

The renovation on the cabin features larger overhead bins, improved lavatories with accent lighting, novel cabin design updates. Currently, the carrier is executing on retrofit 14 3-class configuration 767-300s.

United Polaris Business Class

United’s Polaris product, first introduced in February of this year, has become positioned the airline on an equal plain for premium cabin service, after lagging for many years. 

The 767-300 retrofit has 30 seats in United Polaris, along with a new direct-aisle access seating, increasing passengers privacy with a bed length from 74.75″ to 76.60″ and seat width on 21″.

Economy Cabin

With 18.5 seat width, the 767-300 retrofit has become the most generous Economy seats on United’s aircraft. Also, the cabin seating is furnished with leather, plus a universal in-seat power outlet and video on demand with access to a long list of movies, TV shows and music on each seat.

By the end of 2018, United Airlines anticipates placing all 14 retrofits into operation.


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