United Airlines begins flying first of its reconfigured 767-300 aircraft

14th Jun 2012
United Airlines begins flying first of its reconfigured 767-300 aircraft

United Airlines today introduces into international service its newly reconfigured Boeing 767-300 aircraft, with this evening’s departure of flight 908 from Chicago to Amsterdam. The aircraft now features flat-bed seats in an all-new United BusinessFirst cabin, along with an upgraded inflight entertainment system throughout.

The aircraft is the first of 14 to get the new interior, offering 30 seats in United BusinessFirst, 49 in Economy Plus and 135 in Economy. In addition to flat-bed seats, United BusinessFirst offers a 15.4” touchscreen monitor delivering on-demand inflight audio/video content, electrical and USB outlets for charging electronic devices, an iPod jack enabling customers to play content from their iPod-compatible devices and a five-course meal with fine wines. United Economy Plus seats provide more legroom and more recline than Economy seats. Each Economy Plus and Economy seat features a 9” touchscreen on-demand, inflight entertainment system and all Economy rows have access to electrical outlets. On long-haul international flights, United offers Economy Plus and Economy customers complimentary food, soft drinks, juices, tea and coffee.

“We are committed to building an unsurpassed travel experience for our customers,” said Jim Compton, United’s executive vice president and chief revenue officer. “The reconfigured 767-300 is just one more example of how we are redefining air travel by providing our customers more choice, greater comfort and better value.”

In addition to the interior changes, this 767-300 now includes Winglets for fuel savings.


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