Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 348
I'm looking at a trip to/from the USA. United website shows the long haul to be United Polaris between MEL-LAX and SFO-SYD, do they still fly 2-2-2 on some dreamliners and polaris on the other on these sectors??
Member since 16 May 2016
Total posts 18
787-9s on Australian routes are 2-2-2. The 787-9s have Polaris 'soft product' - amenities, menus, bedding (which is the best I've experienced in J - the gel pillows are amazing). The actual Polaris seat will start hitting the -9s in 2020. Other international routes, US - Asia, EU, NZ, have the new Polaris seat already. UA has a website dedicated to Polaris somewhere where you can see which planes have the new seat, and where the new Polaris lounges have opened.
Thank you, that is awesome.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 10 Jan 2012
Total posts 105
If you want to fly true Polaris, you can go via AKL. They fly the 77W AKL-SFO.
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