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United Airlines Offers New Yorkers All Flat-Bed Seats, On-Demand Entertainment in Premium Cabins

United Airlines Offers New Yorkers All Flat-Bed Seats, On-Demand Entertainment in Premium Cabins

Last Friday, 4thMay, United Airlines became the only US carrier offering 180-degree flat-bed seats and personal on-demand entertainment in premium cabins on every scheduled, long-haul international flight from the New York area.

United BusinessFirst

United BusinessFirst

United has outfitted 182 international aircraft with all-new Global First and BusinessFirst cabins. With more than 450 daily departures to more than 150 cities, United offers the most non-stop flights to the most destinations around the world from New York’s three major airports – Newark Liberty, Kennedy and LaGuardia. United also offers the most flat-bed seats and the most extra-legroom Economy seats from New York’s three major airports.

“We continue to invest in every aspect of the customer experience – online, in our airports and in the air,” said Jeff Foland, United’s Executive Vice President – Marketing, Technology and Strategy. “With more robust online and mobile tools, more modern terminal facilities and lounges, on-demand entertainment and a growing number of our aircraft with global satellite wi-fi, we are working to ensure we remain the New York region’s best choice for air travel.”

Terminal C

Last week, United also detailed $150 million in plans to redesign the airline’s Terminal C check-in facilities at Newark Liberty, install new flight-information displays, deploy a new checked-baggage screening system and complete construction of a widebody maintenance hangar.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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