787 Polaris or a Boeing 777-200 ER Business Class Review

787 Polaris or a Boeing 777-200 ER Business Class Review

United airline introduces the all-new international business class experience completely redesigned from the A to Z; Polaris is the shining new star of business class flying.

Signature boarding:

With Signature boarding, business class passengers are the first to board the plane. Business class passengers have a free access to their Signature Lounge which are designed on a unique Polaris theme. UA Lounges are Large and bright like always. This is your own personal space to work, recharge and avail a preflight dining service led by calmer zones like a shower suite or a daybed rest pod further inside the lounge.

You have the choice of a premium buffet, a multi-course A – La Carte meal and a tended bar that serves local and imported beers, highly rated wines and premium spirits. And if there is still time to board your plain catch some repose inside the rest pods at the chaise lounge before departure.

Ergonomic seat design:

The business class seat configuration of the 787 Dreamliner is laid out in a 2:2:2 configuration giving 6 seats across, with an All-Isle access to everyone except the window seats. Even the 777-200s have the 2:4:2 configuration with a combination of a fishbone and a staggered layout that gives an All-access to the aisle.

The 787 has expansive sleeping space of up to 6’6 inches with a seat width of 22 inches.

The seats are comfortable and adjustable with plenty of adjustments and with a power point and a USB port within an easy reach.

Cleaver stowage options:

There is a thoughtful use of space to store your personal belongings, there is a laptop slot that doubles up as an extended workspace, the table can hold 200 different variety of mobiles and tablets. There is a granite topped extendable cocktail table in the centre console as well. The Stowage provided under the entertainment screen and next to the seat can hold ample personal items.

In-flight entertainment:

The entertainment inside a Polaris pod includes a 16-inch HD main screen, seat back on demand and a personal device entertainment. Their entertainment library is pretty extensive. Direct TV is complimentary for business class travellers with more than over a 100 channels.

Raise a toast to the choicest beverage selection:

After you’ve placed the meal order, the attendant will stop by for serving from a choice of some of the richest handpicked wines. You have the option of highly rated vintages, elevated favourites carefully selected by brilliant sipping expert. A choice of whites like the Chateau Guiraud 2015 blend and Burgans 2015 Albarino, some Reds like the Robert Oatley 2014 signature Shiraz series or the Triton Tinta de Toro 2015 Tempranillo served with warm nuts.

Complimentary wine tasting:

United offers a choice of wine tasting on its own to the guests. You have a choice of 3 wines, choices for white – the French or Californian ones, and from Reds – the Italian and French Bordeaux wine and a selection from the sommelier’s choice as well.

For dessert, United offers a traditional pastry trolley service serving delicious after meals like mini apple pie, port and a cheese plate or an ice cream Sunday complete with a cherry on top.

Custom amenity kit:

Their kit is well designed and has well-stocked amenities, to elevate the in-flight experience they also have an additional menu to add to the amenities that are tailored fit to cater to your needs with additional items to make your flight more comfortable.

In add-ons they offer Premium noise reduction headphones, a relaxation channel featuring peaceful sound sleep, custom bedding from Saks Fifth Avenue with plush duvets, relaxing lavender pillow mist and a padded contoured eye mask, cooling gel memory foam pillows, soft cotton pajamas and fleece-lined slippers.

Midnight Munchies:

United has a lot of snacks options to try from before you catch a sound sleep. And then, breakfast time before deboarding.

In-flight Wi-Fi:

Wi-Fi is available for purchase but for a reasonable price.

$5.99 for 1 hour, 2 hours for $10.99 and for Full flight – $26.99.

Interior elements United Polaris first class United Polaris business class United Economy Plus United Economy
Number of seats 8 40 113 108
Seat configuration 1-2-1 2-4-2 3-3-3 3-3-3
Standard seat pitch 6’6″ sleeping space 6’4″ sleeping space 34″ 31″
Standard seat recline 180° 180° 5″ 4″

Baggage allowance:

United Airlines fly from Newark to Mumbai and from other USA routes to India. On most of their flights to India, they have a generous baggage allowance with 2 free check-in baggage; each weighing up to 32 kg and 1 cabin bag of 7 kg apart from a handbag or a laptop bag is permitted.

Business class deals on united airlines:

If you are on a lookout for cheap business class tickets this summer season then United Airlines is a nice option to consider during heavy traffic period like this summer season. Most travel bookers are extending discounts on Business class and first class flight tickets from all major cities in the US to any top destination in the world. Books United Airlines’s cheap business class flight tickets from the USA to Canada, Mexico, UAE, Qatar, Turkey, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, UK, Germany, India and other destinations.

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