Now United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER to fly on Mumbai-New York route; check what flyers get
United Airlines has introduced Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with all-new United Polaris business class seats on its Mumbai-New York/Newark route.
United Airlines has introduced Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with all-new United Polaris business class seats on its Mumbai-New York/Newark route. The new aircraft replaces Boeing 777-200ER which was in service on the route. The airline has already pressed into service 17 of the 18 aircraft in its first 777-300ER order, the company said in a statement.
United's 777-300ER aircraft offers a modern, spacious interior in partnership with design firm PriestmanGoode, including the airline's all-new United Polaris business class seat. Each United Polaris suite-like pod features direct access to the aisle, a 180-degree flat-bed that measures 6'6'' and 23 inches wide with infinite seat recline options.
There are ample storage space, and multiple surfaces that enable passengers to dine while working. There are universal A/C power as well as 2-USB ports, a 16-inch high-definition entertainment screen, electronic privacy dividers for seats in the centre of the cabin, the airline said. Mood lighting and an illuminated "Do Not Disturb" sign are other features that the aircraft offers.
Customers in business class can grab a mid-flight drink or snack at a new marble-topped bar unit. The 777-300ER has 60 seats in United Polaris business class in a 1-2-1 configuration with direct-aisle access from all seats.
United Airlines has introduces Boeing 777-300ER on Mumbai -New York route:
“Our customers from India will notice a real difference when they step on board our new 777-300ER aircraft,” said Harvinder Singh, United’s Country Manager India. “This plane features our new United Polaris seat, for an enhanced inflight experience. Deploying this new aircraft on our Mumbai-New York/Newark service underpins United’s commitment to the Indian market.”
The aircraft has bespoke branding elements, as well as carpets, fabrics and wall laminates which have been specially designed for United Airlines. With a focus on providing a more tranquil journey for customers, the new cabin design features LED mood-lighting to complement sleep and assist with time-zone changes, as well as textured and softer touch materials, which not only provide a more premium feel but also absorb aircraft noise and other sound within the cabin, it said.
The aircraft has 102 seats in United Economy Plus in a 3-4-3 configuration with 34 inches of pitch, and 204 United Economy seats in a 3-4-3 configuration with 31 inches of pitch.
In the Economy class, it offers two United Private Screening options – personal on-demand entertainment with high-definition seat-back monitors and USB ports along with United's personal device entertainment. It enables customers to play thousands of hours of movies and television programmes on their electronic devices.
United Economy also offers complimentary food, soft drinks, juices, beer and wine, tea and coffee as well as in-seat power outlets and the opportunity to purchase satellite Wi-Fi.