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United to Operate B787-10 Dreamliner Between Dublin and New York/Newark

United to Operate B787-10 Dreamliner Between Dublin and New York/Newark

United Airlines will operate its newest B787-10 Dreamliner on six transatlantic routes from its New York/Newark hub beginning next spring, including Dublin from 22nd May 2019.

United was the first North American airline to take delivery of the B787-10 and is also the first airline in the world to have the entire family of Boeing’s 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its fleet. United’s B787-10 features 44 Polaris Business Class seats, 21 Premium Plus seats, 54 Economy Plus seats, and 199 standard Economy Class seats. Tickets will be available for purchase on 3rd December.

“United is proud to offer more seats between New York and Europe than any other carrier and our B787-10 aircraft based in New York/Newark will enable us to connect even more New York City customers to Europe and beyond,” said Patrick Quayle, Vice President of International Network, United. “We are thrilled to announce six international cities that will be served with this aircraft and we look forward to offering our customers all of the comforts and services of our most advanced aircraft.”

B787-10 International Schedule

StartUA FlightDepartTimeArriveTime
March 30UA 960New York/Newark7:50 p.m.Frankfurt (FRA)9:20 a.m.
March 30UA 84New York/Newark4:55 p.m.Tel Aviv (TLV)10:15 a.m.
April 29UA 57New York/Newark6:40 p.m.Paris (CDG)7:45 a.m.
April 29UA 120New York/Newark7:30 p.m.Barcelona (BCN)9:00 a.m.
May 22UA 999New York/Newark6:30 p.m.Brussels (BRU)7:45 a.m.
May 22UA 23New York/Newark7:25 p.m.Dublin (DUB)7:05 a.m.

United’s first B787-10 will begin operating between New York/Newark and Los Angeles and San Francisco in January 2019. The B787-10 is 18 feet longer than the B787-9 and can carry more passengers and more cargo. It can fly up to 6,430 nautical miles, while using 20% less fuel than older generation aircraft. United currently operates 25 B787-9 and 12 B787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline expects to take delivery of 14 B787-10 aircraft over the next two years.

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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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