the 1st one should be done any day now. any news on it?
N27908 is currently enroute XMNSFO UA 2738 9Jan and will then turn $ flight UA 1912SFOIAD 8Jan and UA809 IADPEK 9Jan.
.. or so FA says anyway. UA not wasting any time putting it to use it seems.
damn! wasting no time!! anyone have pictures of the 788 with Polaris?
787-8 All-Aisle-Access (Polaris) and Premium Economy (PEY)
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United is performing a modification that reconfigures the existing United Airlines 787-8 aircraft from a
2-class configuration with 219 PAX (36 Business / 70 Economy Plus / 113 Economy) to the new All
Aisle Access (AAA) and Premium Economy (PEY) 3-class configuration with 243 PAX (28 Business /
21 Premium Economy / 36 Economy Plus / 158 Economy).
Aircraft 908 is the first aircraft to complete this modification and is scheduled to enter revenue service
in January 2020.
Interior Cabin Differences
New Polaris Optima Business Class Seats replace previous Diamond seats
New Premium Economy Cabin with new MiQ seats from Collins Aerospace
Rework and refresh of the existing Pinnacle Economy Class seats
New class dividers in Premium Economy and Economy cabins
New carpet, curtains and branding plaques / panels are installed throughout
New L1F-1L, L3F-1LC/1RC, L4F-1L/1R lavatories
Refurbishment of L1A-1R lavatory to match new interior décor
New G1A-1L and G4F-1R galleys
Refurbishment of G1F-1C, G2F-1C, and G4A-1C galleys to restore and update to match new
New galley floor mats
Seat IFE equipment rework
o New EX3 seatback monitors (Economy)
GCS (Global Communications System) upgrades
o Upgrades allow gate to gate WiFi connectivity
Graphic User Interface updates
o Updates include new color schemes and Text to Speech capability
The pictures look okay....