United’s new A321XLR jets will get revamped Polaris, premium economy cabins
United’s Polaris and Premium Plus cabins will soon make their debut on a single-aisle jet.
The Chicago-based carrier is working on designing revamped business-class and premium economy cabins for its new Airbus A321XLR , or “extra long range,” when the planes join the fleet in 2024, according to Executive Traveller .
“It will be comparable to what you have now with Polaris, and it will be called Polaris… We’re also going to put Premium Plus, our premium economy product, on there,” Patrick Quayle, United’s senior vice president of international network and alliances, told the publication.
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Quayle didn’t mention any specifics about the new product or what it’d look like. “I would just say it is a Polaris business class seat that works well on the narrow-body aircraft,” he added. United Polaris on the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner (Photo by Zach Griff/The Points Guy) To date, United’s Polaris and Premium Plus cabins are only outfitted on wide-body jets. The airline will need to modify the business-class product to get it to fit onto a single-aisle plane like the A321XLR. Given that Quayle has confirmed that it’ll be a Polaris seat, […]