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United Airlines: Polaris Takes Off This December

Reimagining Business Class: United’s Polaris Takes Off This December

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A “reimagined, sleep-enhancing, departure-to-landing experience for intercontinental travelers.” The airline’s new international business class features include:


  • A custom-designed, exclusive-to-United seat which  offer direct access to the aisle, 180-degree flat-bed recline and up to 6 foot 6 inches of bed space.
  • Rach passenger’s personal suite will feature a “Do Not Disturb” sign, mood lighting, one-touch lumbar support, several storage areas, multiple surfaces for simultaneous working and dining, a 16-inch high-definition entertainment screen and, for seats in the center of the cabin, electronic privacy dividers.
  • Saks Fifth Avenue custom-designed bedding.
  • Slippers will be available on all flights, and customized United Polaris pajamas will be available by request on flights longer than 12 hours.
  • Gel-cooled pillows available upon request.
  • New amenity kits will feature ergonomically designed eye shades, calming lavender pillow mist and additional product
    s from Soho House & Co.’s Cowshed Spa.
  • Elevated dining experience which features beverages of choice, chocolate and regionally influenced in-flight menus updated seasonally


In addition, United will be opening a portfolio of Polaris business class lounges in nine locations around the world, beginning with Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Dec. 1, 2016.

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