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We think the best way to fly to Europe in Business Class is flying United in their new Polaris seats but not all their planes fly these routes. In fact, most of their flights to Europe do not offer the Polaris seats, just the Polaris service (drinks and food mainly!). Interestingly, these United Dreamliners also offer a super Premium Economy offering.

How Do I Get On The New Dreamliner Planes?

There is nothing better than flying on a new plane with new seats and knowing you are getting the absolute best in the sky on that route.

Right now, you can book the new Polaris Business Class seats on their Boeing 777-300ER which I have reviewed.

Transatlantic, you can book United’s first retrofitted 767 which offers the full Polaris experience from Newark to London.

If you want to fly United’s new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner plane to Europe, their schedule can be found here: From March 30 the Dreamliner will fly UA960 from Newark to Frankfurt (departing 1950), and on fly UA84 to Tel Aviv (departing 1655). From April 29 the aircraft will fly UA57 to Paris (departing 1840), and fly UA120 to Barcelona (departing 1930). On May 22 the B787-10 will operate on flight UA999 to Brussels (departing 1830), and flight UA23 to Dublin (departing 1925).

You will be able to book these flights from early next month (December 2018).

Why Fly United’s 787-10 Planes?

You get to fly their United Polaris Business Class! United’s signature all aisle access Polaris is one of the best Business Class seats transatlantic. If you fly in Premium Economy, you can book United’s Premium Plus seats which is also a great option.

Lighting

The aircraft features updated lighting patterns that mimic sunrise and sunset and are designed to help customers in each cabin fall asleep and wake up more adjusted to new time zones. A brand new seatback entertainment system is also available at every seat, which includes:

Entertainment

Split screen capabilities allowing customers to watch a movie and view the flight map simultaneously. A relax mode for customers who want to customize a selection of soothing videos and relaxing audio playlists. The world’s most extensive suite of accessibility features on a seatback entertainment system, which accommodates any level of vision, as well as provides support for customers with hearing and mobility issues.

United previously announced its first 787-10 aircraft will begin operating between New York/Newark and Los Angeles and San Francisco in January 2019.

Fly United For Free

If you are based in the US I have outlined 21 ways you can earn United mileage plus miles so that you can fly for free.

I am UK based and usually fly out of London Heathrow in Business Class on British Airways. British Airways is another great way to fly (although their transatlantic Business Class is poor when compared to the United Polaris seats.

I travel on British Airways Avios for free accrued on by my FREE Amex Gold Card. I convert my American Express Rewards directly to airline miles so that I can fly about exclusively on these.

Fly United For Less

If you can’t face faffing about with the miles and points game and just want to go ahead and book, you can book any First or Business Class flight or luxury hotel stay with our luxury travel concierge to get free upgrades, free breakfasts, deals and special discounts.

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