Premium Plus seats on United 787-10 are configured 2-3-2. Chris McGinnis Show More Show Less 13 of 31. In other words, a cheap G-class fare is just as upgradeable as a full Y fare. Premium Plus customers also get enhanced luggage allowance (two free checked bags per person). Premium Plus seats are sold as an Economy Plus seat. The seat itself is the main event here, and United succeeded as well as anyone could have hoped for. I just punched in a randomly selected week this fall for United’s daily nonstop from Newark to Tokyo roundtrip, and the cheapest Economy fare was $1,467. The new class will have larger seats for travelers, as compared to Economy Plus, by approximately two inches. Some of the more popular routes currently include Newark to Hong Kong, Mumbai, Tokyo, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin, Barcelona and Tel Aviv; San Francisco to Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Beijing, Auckland and Tel Aviv; and Washington Dulles to Brussels, Paris and Tel Aviv. Chris McGinnis Show More Show Less 2 of 41. Editorial Note: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Star Alliance™ and codeshare flights are not eligible. Answer: United Premium Plus is a new premium economy experience that includes added space, comfort and amenities to provide our customers with more options. If you want to gamble you might get it for even less - on my flight they were offering the one-way bump to onboard passengers for just $250, and that is about as good a deal as you can find in luxury travel anywhere - and worth every penny. A: Yes. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. The new seats will be present on most 777s and all their brand new 787-10 aircraft. The seat is bigger and more comfortable in every way. Along with a hearty welcome meal at the beginning of the flight, customers will enjoy mid-flight snacks and pre-arrival dining service. United has published a series of FAQs, which I’ll paste here. Fifth Avenue bedding and comprehensive amenity kit, as well as broad armrests and well located in-seat power and USB under the armrest. Aisle armrests lower out of the way, a really nice touch. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater. The larger seating is, additionally, nearer to the front of the aircraft. United Economy - Our standard fare, which includes a full-sized carry-on bag. View our latest valuations here. I tweet @TravelFoodGuy, © 2021 Forbes Media LLC. Premium Plus seats on United 787-10 are configured 2-3-2. This new aircraft will fly on six-trans-Atlantic routes from United’s New York/Newark hub beginning in March 2019. On Saturday, the Twittersphere reported that United would roll out its first Boeing 777-200 with Premium Plus seating on a SFO-CDG flight on Monday, so, naturally, we began figuring out how we could get on board. Eventually, United’s new cabin may be sold on all transatlantic and transpacific flights, in addition to flights to Buenos Aires (EZE), Lima (LIM), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Santiago (SCL) and São Paulo (GRU). United Airlines says its "United Premium Plus" will be available on 21 routes by the end of May. Customers will receive additional perks at the airport and on board. United did confirm the cabin will give passengers “more space, comfort and amenities,” like upgraded […] Using 787-10’s 2-3-2 seat configuration, 21 seats will be available on these routes: Newark to Los Angeles ( 2 x daily flights) Los Angeles to Newark ( 1 x daily flight). Seat map of United's Boeing 777-200 with Premium Plus in rows 20-22. If the first available seat is a United Premium Plus seat and the member chose to be considered for both a United Premium Plus seat and the United Polaris business class cabin, we will continue looking for space in the United Polaris business class cabin for the customer without requiring an additional Global Premier Upgrade. Premium Plus will be offered on 21 trans-Atlantic, trans-Pacific and South American routes by the end of this month (May 2019). Q: What is the price difference between this fare and United Polaris business class or Economy Plus? On flights with United Premium Plus, members seated in United Economy® will be able to request a MileagePlus Upgrade Award for both a United Premium Plus seat and the United Polaris business class cabin. A: Dining in United Premium Plus will vary based on the route and time of flight. Passengers also get a 13-inch HD in-flight-entertainment system, individual power and USB outlets, plus an adjustable leg rest and footrest, along with a Saks Fifth Avenue pillow and blanket and noise-reducing headphones. I would like to subscribe to The Points Guy newsletters and special email promotions. Follow me on Instagram travelfoodguy or Twitter @travelfoodguy, three rows of seats, between Economy Plus and Polaris business class. The bottom line is that the comfort difference between Economy and Premium Plus is substantially larger than that between Economy and Economy Plus (which United still offers, making these four-class planes), whether on United or other carriers (some of which call it Premium Economy). This site does not include all credit card companies or all available credit card offers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 760 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 546 regional aircraft. There are less than half as many Purple seats as Polaris, just three rows, so it is a truly a mini-cabin, but you don't have the usual fight for overhead room, and you get to deplane appreciably faster (and board earlier). This will be operated by one of their premium configured 767-300s, featuring 46 Polaris seats. A lay flat bed like the one in United’s Polaris Class is always going to be the better choice - if you can afford it - but this is as good a “regular” seat as I have flown, and a great value. As an added bonus, the purple section is its own mini-cabin between business and economy, with more privacy (but no designated bathrooms). It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered. Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. United Airlines announced that its newest premium seating, United Premium Plus will be on sale beginning December 3, for travel on select international flights starting March 30, 2019. United is currently in the process of rolling out Premium Plus throughout their long haul fleet, which is the name of their premium economy product. A: Yes, price points will exist for a MileagePlus member to move from United Economy to a United Premium Plus seat, from a United Premium Plus seat to United Polaris business class cabin, and from United Economy to United Polaris business class. Q: What’s the dining experience on United Premium Plus flights? Barra Plans Keynote For CES As Detroit Auto Show Keeps Slipping, Airbnb Is Booting Capitol Rioters Off Its Platform, Westland’s ‘Peat Week’ Will Be Online This Year, Cannabis Abstinence Is Tied To More Alcohol Use For Teens And Young Adults, Study Finds, Wines Of The Week: Two Napa Legends, And A Different Side Of A Classic Bourbon, Paris’ Champs-Elysees To Become A Garden: Cars Out, People In, 11 Zero-Proof Alternatives To Keep You Going Through Dry January - And Beyond, here at one of my favorite travel sites, TravelSkills, upgraded Polaris class product, and you can read my review of that luxury cabin here. Customers will also receive upgraded dining and beverage options and high-end amenities to make the travel experience more relaxing and comfortable. Dubbed "premium plus," the seats are on sale as of today for select international flights beginning March 30, 2019, and will be on 21 routes by the end of May 2019, according to a … See, whenever it appears on a long-haul flight, Premium Promise: A Review of United’s New Premium Plus Seat, United’s Launching Premium Economy Sooner Than Expected, Reminder: You don’t have to be on the ‘No Fly List’ to receive an airline ban, Marriott reinstates elite benefit guarantees effective immediately, Check your American Airlines accounts: 2021 rollover elite miles, dollars and segments now posting, The Platinum Card® from American Express, Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express, Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. If you have any more questions, please ask in the comments section below, and we’ll follow up with United. The Premium Plus seats are bigger and recline further, but they also come with very comfortable Saks... [+] Fifth Avenue bedding and comprehensive amenity kit, as well as broad armrests and well located in-seat power and USB under the armrest. Seating is similar to what you’ll find in domestic first class, with up to 19 inches of width, 38 inches of pitch and 6 inches of recline. Q: On most long-haul international flights, will MileagePlus members still be able to use a Global Premier Upgrade to upgrade from United Economy to United Polaris business class? All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. The new Premium Plus cabin is known as the "purple section" and is its own mini-cabin with just... [+] three rows of seats, between Economy Plus and Polaris business class. Several aviation specialists used this window to preview the new seats (you can read an in-depth look at the nitty gritty of the cabin design here at one of my favorite travel sites, TravelSkills, now part of SFGate). United Airlines (Star Alliance) serves 244 domestic destinations and 123 international destinations in 64 countries, as of January 2021. Each seat has up to 19 inches of width, 38 inches of pitch, and 6 inches of recline. I would look forward much more to a flight in Premium Plus, because it really is a s big step up in terms of comfort. United Premium Plus is another option for customers on top of the other options we offer, including Economy, Economy Plus and United Polaris business class. Flyers of United Airlines are now able to purchase Premium Plus seating on select routes beginning on March 30, 2019. A RED VENTURES COMPANY. I have, I am the NY Times Bestselling author of Real Food, Fake Food and have been traveling the world as a journalist and passionate fan of all things fun for 20 years. Choice of regular dishes or those themed to the route, three meal services on a long haul flight,... [+] free drinks, and snacks on demand - sounds like business class, but it's the new Premium Plus menu. Domestic routes, especially hub-to-hub service may see internationally configured aircraft with United Premium Plus seating for operational reasons. The tray table also has a cool flip up adjustable backrest for tablet or phone that makes viewing your own device much more comfortable, though you don’t have to, given the oversized (13.3-inch vs. 9) HD seatback screen, noticeably bigger than coach, and United’s very ample library of on-demand movies and television, probably the best of any domestic carrier. Knee room in United Premium Plus seat … Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. free drinks, and snacks on demand - sounds like business class, but it's the new Premium Plus menu. 1 of 41. Overall, there is a lot to love about an extremely comfortable seat that is well-designed with sleep, work and entertainment all front and center. *Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. We’re giving members the option of using a single Global Premier Upgrade to request a move to a United Premium Plus seat, an upgrade to the United Polaris business class cabin, or both. All planes with Premium Plus also have the newest Polaris business class, and United says that on average it will be adding one such aircraft every 10 days from now through 2020. It is available only on select routes. © 2021 THE POINTS GUY, LLC. For all these reasons, the debut of United’s new Premium Plus class is likely the biggest aviation change - and best news - of 2019 for all travelers, frequent and occasional, business or pleasure. This new approach is matched with United’s upgrade of its loyalty program. This is especially true when it is from the carrier serving more destinations than any other airline in the world, and the U.S. flagship of the consistently top-rated consortium, the Star Alliance. Compared to any airline’s economy version, it is substantial, both in terms of size and heft, and you can actually work on this flight on your laptop if you want to, something that is really trying in the back of the plane. United Premium Plus By United Newsroom, April 22, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin. There is now an additional 22 United Premium Plus seats situation behind the midway point of the plane. United’s Transcon 787-10 Flights. United is selling a bonafide premium economy cabin for the first time. As of now, you’ll be able to purchase Premium Plus on the following flights beginning on Dec. 3, for travel beginning March 30. On 777s they are 2-4-2. The Points Guy will not sell your email. Premium Plus, aka the “purple section,” for the distinctive color of the seats, has been coming into existence over the past few months in terms of the hard goods being installed on United’s long-haul international widebody fleet (some of which fly transcontinental domestic routes too). Assuming the fares are reasonable, though, the airline’s new premium-economy product will certainly be a compelling addition and a decent consolation for coach flyers who aren’t able to confirm an upgrade to business class. So far, this 777-200 has flown to San Francisco, Paris, Washington and Frankfurt on some of the airline’s most popular routes. Prices will vary by route and date like all other tickets, but Premium Plus appears to be a very reasonable option, delivering a big improvement in flight experience for much less of a splurge than a full business upgrade, which often quadruples or quintuples (or more) the price of Economy. Chris McGinnis Show More Show Less 13 of 31. Premium Plus is United’s new full-service premium-economy cabin. Note that customers booking a Premium Plus fare will be prioritized above all economy passengers for waitlisted Polaris business-class upgrades. I love every kind of travel, active, cultural and leisurely, and my special areas of expertise are luxury hotels and resorts, golf, skiing, food, wine and spirits. If I were United, I would add a pre-takeoff glass of bubbly, as in First and Business, because with so few seats this would be a very low cost and logistically easy amenity that would add a lot of bang for the buck in terms of setting the Premium Plus class further apart right out of the gate, a nice aesthetic touch, but the absence of this amenity hardly matters in the long run. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. My takeaway? United Airlines. Sorry United elites — your free rides in premium economy are about to come to an end. EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Fly Private To The British Virgin Islands And The Government Will Give You $1500, Privacy Is The New Luxury At Casa De Campo. These seats were classified simply as Economy Plus for booking purposes while the airline waited for the official launch and rollout of the matching soft goods, food and inflight amenities. Experience better coast-to-coast service with our updated premium transcontinental routes between New York (Newark or John F. Kennedy) and Los Angeles, and New York (Newark or John F. Kennedy) and San Francisco. The new experience includes a roomier seat, larger entertainment screen and dedicated overhead bins. A: No. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. United has a fleet of 787-10s. I fly international routes in coach all the time, and to a degree I always dread it. During this transitional time, customers, especially those with elite status, have enjoyed an early ride and essentially free bonus of much more comfortable seats and greatly increased legroom. A: Yes, members will be able to upgrade from upgrade-eligible United Premium Plus fares to United Polaris business class. - I am booked on an EWR-SFO in a couple weeks on the 781..I had selected an E+ seat in the 2-3-2 premium plus cabin (free as a gold) but checked today and I've been moved back to a middle in E-, and the Additionally, all paid Premium Plus fares (O, A and R) are fully upgradeable to business class (PN or PZ). On the 77… For more information, see MileagePlus Upgrade Awards. Flights operated and marketed by United on international long-haul routes that offer United Premium Plus℠ will receive points as follows: O in Tier 1, A in Tier 2, and R in Tier 3. MileagePlus members who purchase revenue tickets in United Premium Plus will be eligible for award miles based on fare paid, lifetime miles and Premier qualifying credit. The Premium Plus seats are similar to what you’ll find in domestic first class with some enhanced tweaks. On board, customers seated in United Premium Plus will receive an elevated dining experience with complimentary alcoholic beverages as well as custom dinnerware with flatware and a cloth napkin. Customers upgrading from economy to Premium Plus will earn miles based on the pre-upgraded fare class. Flyers will earn 150% Premium Qualifying Miles (PQMs), plus 1.5 Premier Qualifying Segments per flight. A: Yes, award travel will be offered in United Premium Plus once the product is available. You can get an idea of the beverages offered on our Inflight Beverage Selection page, but please note that they’ll vary by flight. Q: What is the difference between Economy Plus and United Premium Plus? The airline has yet to announce specifics about the seats and cabin size, or the aircraft and routes that will feature the new class. Q: On most long-haul international flights, will MileagePlus members still be able to use a MileagePlus Upgrade Award to upgrade from Economy to United Polaris business class? The new Premium Plus seats are pretty standard for premium economy, but are extremely comfortable nonetheless and make long-haul flights much more enjoyable. On 777s they are 2-4-2. Knee room in United Premium Plus seat … As with all United revenue fares (with the exception of basic economy), Premium Plus flyers will earn elite-qualifying miles and dollars, lifetime miles and award miles based on the purchased fare. The armrests between seats are also quite wide, so you don’t get neighborly with your elbows, as often occurs in coach. CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners. I am the NY Times Bestselling author of Real Food, Fake Food and have been traveling the world as a journalist and passionate fan of all things fun for 20 years. The 787-10 features United’s flagship Polaris business-class seats as well as its new Premium Plus section, a premium-economy cabin with roomier seats and enhanced amenities. This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. Some of the more popular routes currently include Newark to Hong Kong, Mumbai, Tokyo, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin, Barcelona and Tel Aviv; San Francisco to … A: The price difference depends on each flight. A: All customers in United Premium Plus will enjoy an even more spacious seat with more legroom, elbow room and recline, as well as a larger entertainment screen. If a member would like to be considered for both a United Premium Plus seat and the United Polaris business class cabin, we will move the member to whichever seat becomes available first. First look at United Airlines' new Premium Plus seat on a Boeing 777-200ER. The seats have leg rests and foot rests. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). March 30th, 2019 Premium Economy. At the airport, travelers will receive two free standard checked bags, United Club access at a discounted price and Premier Access. To put this all in perspective, there are eight seats across on planes that often have ten in economy, or a full pair of seats divvied up as extra space. Additionally, while Premium Plus tickets don’t include lounge access, customers will be eligible for discounted access to the United Club, with pricing yet to be announced. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. Routes It Is Available On: Again, the full Premium Plus experience will officially debut on March 30, 2019. I have had weekly columns in USA Today and Investors Business Daily, published thousands of articles in leading magazines from Playboy to Popular Science, and am currently the Contributing Travel Editor for Cigar Aficionado Magazine and restaurant columnist for USAToday.com. Once we boarded, we realized we were among the first travelers to get seats on the new Premium Plus cabins being rolled out across the United and Star Alliance fleets (later that travel day we were on an official United flight in the same seating area)- seats that weren't officially supposed to be out for several more weeks. Customers will be able to select Economy Plus free of charge on all connecting segments that do not have a premium-economy cabin. United just debuted its new Premium Plus cabin on long haul flights, and it is a winner for... [+] travelers, frequent and infrequent. As of March 28, 2020, United will offer year-round daily service between Chicago and Zurich. Q: Will MileagePlus members be able to book award travel in United Premium Plus? Choices included Japanese cuisine, and I am big fan of setting the mood for a trip early with these kinds of options. There are supplied noise cancelling over ear headphones, in-seat power and USB that actually work, and they are well located under the center armrest, not by your feet as on many flights. United Premium Plus℠ is a new Premium Economy Class (booking class O, A, R). The new premium economy experience will be available on 21 routes by the end of May 2019. First sale date is December 3, 2018, for travel in late March 2019. Which domestic routes will offer premium economy? The presentation could be better, but you order from a printed menu, like business class, and the selection includes optional on-demand snacks and free drinks, adult and otherwise, with three meal services on my Tokyo flight. It is much bigger and has far more legroom than the regular Economy seat which has less than 32 inches of pitch, and believe me, half a foot more space between you and the seatback in front of you makes a big and very noticeable difference. The HD video screen is substantially larger than the ones in coach, and Premium Plus includes over... [+] ear noise cancelling headphones to better enjoy the huge on-demand entertainment library. A: Yes. Q: Will MileagePlus members be eligible for upgrades from United Premium Plus to United Polaris business class? Another very popular aviation site, The Points Guy, did a very early review of the new seats (not the full package) almost a year ago and concluded that United “shows a lot of promise for the new class…superb IFE [in-flight entertainment] and comfortable seats I could stretch out and sleep in.” He also compared it to the competing premium economy products on international carriers and found United clearly better than Air France, and as good or slightly better than Lufthansa. Airline upgrades usually come in drips and drabs, tweaking existing services, so when an entirely new cabin product is launched it is big news. So let’s take a look at the details. It is wider (19 inches versus 17), has more pitch, the distance between any point on the seat and the same point on the one in front of it (38” vs. 34”) and reclines further (6” vs. 4”) then United’s already enhanced Economy Plus product. The food was better than Economy, not as good as Business, and served on non-plastic plating that nonetheless still looks like an economy class tray. The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. United Details Premium Plus Launch on 20+ International Routes United Airlines | MileagePlus - United will begin selling Premium Plus on some domestic routes from 2 Oct. 2019. If you travel on another flight with a Premium Plus-equipped aircraft assigned, those seats will be sold as Economy Plus. The bedding (Saks Fifth Avenue) was excellent, as good as the pillows and comforters on most airlines’ business classes (it’s the same as in Polaris, but that bedding kit has more pieces and now the just added option of a full mattress pad to sleep on). It is big and sturdy and you can actually work, or when it is... [+] folded in half as shown, flip up the adjustable support for better viewing your phone or tablet. On flights with United Premium Plus, members seated in United Economy will be able to request a MileagePlus Upgrade Award for both a United Premium Plus seat and the United Polaris business class cabin. After being retrofitted in Xiamen, China, N796UA was the first aircraft in United’s fleet to receive Premium Plus. However, the cheapest business class fare was a whopping $7,041 or nearly five times as much as economy and more than triple the high-quality Premium Plus seat. I am an award winning travel journalist & bestselling author. From October 2, 2019, United Airlines will be offering Premium Plus tickets to its domestic passengers on selected routes. Eventually, though, you’ll see the seats on Boeing 767-300ERs, 777-200s, 777-300ERs and 787-10s. I admit it - I love this tray table. Seats are now on sale, for flights departing from March 30th, 2019 and onward on a variety of international routes operated by the Boeing 777-300ER, 777-200ER and 787-10 Dreamliner. 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