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United Airlines unveils first 787, to enter service in Sep-2012

3-Aug-2012 12:49 PM

United Airlines unveiled (02-Aug-2012) its new Boeing 787, fresh out of the paint hangar at Boeing's Everett facility. United is the North American launch customer for the 7878 and expects to take delivery of its first 787 in Sep-2012. The airline has firm orders for 50 787s, for delivery by 2019. The 787 will open up new non-stop destinations for the carrier, such as the recently-announced Denver-Tokyo service that starts in spring 2013. The aircraft cabin is configured with 36 seats in United BusinessFirst, 72 seats in United Economy Plus and 111 seats in United Economy. [more - original PR]