United Airlines has announced that Polaris, its new Business Class product, will now be available on its three daily flights between London Heathrow and Chicago O’Hare from November 15th.
The route its operated by B767-300ER aircraft, which United is retrofitting in a new premium-heavy configuration.
The planes will have 46 seats in Polaris, 22 seats in Premium Plus, the airline’s new Premium Economy product, which debuted earlier this year, as well as 47 seats in ‘Economy Plus’ and 52 seats in economy.
Passengers in Premium Plus get perks including checked bags, more spacious seats, “upgraded” dining, an amenity kit and Saks Fifth Avenue bedding.
Polaris seats, which launched in 2016, are in a 1-2-1 configuration and offer a fully-flat bed.
United has been updating its fleet of long-haul aircraft with the new Polaris cabin since 2016, and it is now available on all five of United’s daily services Heathrow Newark NJ, and, now, Chicago next month. Please check with your GTM Travel Consultant, prior to booking, if either, Polaris or Premium Plus, is available on your next flight.