United welcomes first Boeing 777-300ER to fleet

United welcomes first Boeing 777-300ER to fleet

United Airlines has taken delivery of the company’s first 777-300ER from Boeing in Everett, Washington.

The airline’s newest aircraft type features the all-new United Polaris business class seat and will start regularly scheduled service in February 2017.

This is the first of 14 777-300ER aircraft United expects to place into service in 2017.

United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,000 flights a day to 336 airports across six continents.

In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 million customers.