United has announced plans to roster its newest B787-10 Dreamliner aircraft on European routes from New York Newark including Dublin, Brussels and Paris next year.
The carrier took delivery of its first B787-10 earlier this month, making it the first airline to operate the -8, -9 and -10 variants of the aircraft.
United will take delivery of a total of 14 B787-10s over the next two years, and has released a list of six European destinations which will see the aircraft during 2019.
From March 30 the Dreamliner will operate on flight UA960 from Newark to Frankfurt (departing 1950), and on flight UA84 to Tel Aviv (departing 1655).
Then from April 29 the aircraft will be rostered onto flight UA57 to Paris (departing 1840), and flight UA120 to Barcelona (departing 1930).
Finally on May 22 the B787-10 will operate on flight UA999 to Brussels (departing 1830), and flight UA23 to Dublin (departing 1925).
The B787-10 is 18 feet longer than the B787-9, and United has configured the aircraft with 44 United Polaris business class seats, all with aisle access, 21 Premium Plus seats, 54 Economy Plus seats, and 199 Economy seats.
Ahead of these routes, United’s B787-10 will begin operations of the carrier’s services from Newark to Los Angeles and San Francisco from January.
New seatback screen offer split screen capabilities, allowing passengers to watch a movie and view the flight map at the same time, and a relax mode “for customers who want to customize a selection of soothing videos and relaxing audio playlists”.
Tickets for the new B787-10 services will go on sale on December 3.
Singapore Airlines was the launch customer for the B787-10 in March this year, with Etihad Airways taking delivery of its first -10 earlier this month.