Tomorrow marks the debut of the UA
777 in the Star Alliance livery! Although the only US hub to see this a/c will be ORD
for the first week, it will going back and forth to Asia, specifically PVG
. If you time your trip to ORD
to match the Asian inbds and outbds, you should be able to see it.
On the new livery topic, the first 747 will be going into the paint shop in the next day or two. Aircraft 8196, N8196UA will have the honors of receiving the new livery first, replacing N8194UA at the last second.