United’s new Polaris Business Class


United Airlines has pulled back the curtain on its new business class cabin, which was designed to help passengers get a good night’s sleep on long-haul flights. The Polaris cabin which is launched this December will be available on intercontinental flights between the US and destinations such as London starting this December.

In addition to a redesigned cabin, passengers will have access to new pre-departure lounges that feature menus created by chefs, spa-like showers and sleep pods – a first for a US airline.


Every suite has multiple storage areas for headphones, while every passenger will receive the airline’s new amenity kit United has also unveiled new business class amenity kits with ergonomically-designed eye shades, calming lavender pillow mist and additional products from Soho House & Co’s Cowshed Spa.


Passengers will receive slippers on all flights, while those on flights longer than 12 hours can request customised pyjamas


The custom bedding, including plush duvets, lightweight day blankets and a large and small pillow, is from Saks Fifth Avenue