United’s new Boeing 777-300ER to serve Frankfurt to San Francisco

United Airlines’ newest aircraft—the Boeing 777-300ER, featuring all-aisle-access United Polaris business-class seats—will begin westbound service between Frankfurt (FRA) and San Francisco (SFO) on Oct. 6. United offers two daily flights between FRA-SFO through Oct. 27; the 777-300ER will serve flights UA 58/59.

Business-class pods enhance comfort and privacy: Each United Polaris business class seat in the 777-300ER is a suite-like pod with direct access to the aisle; a 180-degree flat-bed measuring 6 feet, 6 inches long and 23 inches wide; and a 16-inch, high-definition entertainment screen. Take a virtual tour: http://view.ceros.com/united/polaris-business-class/p/1

New seat configurations: The Boeing 777-300ER features 60 seats in business class in a 1-2-1 configuration; 102 seats in United Economy Plus in a 3-4-3 configuration with 34 inches of pitch; and 204 United Economy seats in a 3-4-3 configuration with 31 inches of pitch.

Modern design: The 777-300ER’s elegant interior with LED lighting and spacious overhead bins is designed to enhance the flight experience for travelers connecting from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

More 777-300ERs coming soon: By the end of the year, United expects to place into service all 14 aircraft from its first 777-300ER order. The airline recently announced an order for four additional 777-300ER aircraft.