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Boeing 787-8

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Seat map (36/70/113 configuration)

Boeing 787 United Airlines seating

Interior specifications

United BusinessFirst® United Economy Plus® United Economy®
Number of seats 36 70 113
Standard seat pitch 6'6" sleeping space 35" 32"
Standard seat recline 180° 6" 5"
Standard seat width 22" 17.3" 17.3"
Movable armrests All aisle seats All aisle seats (except bulkhead) All aisle seats
Entertainment Personal on-demand Personal on-demand Personal on-demand
Wi-Fi Coming soon Coming soon Coming soon
Power outlets Yes Yes Yes
USB ports Yes Yes Yes
iPod Connect Yes - -
Fixed bassinets 4AB, 4KL 16ABC, 16DEF, 16JKL, 27DEF -

Note: Specifications are listed as standard and may vary slightly.

Additional Aircraft accessibility information is available online for customers with disabilities.


Seat Pitch: The measure of legroom that refers to the space between a point on one seat and the same point on the seat in front of it.

Seat Width: The distance between the inner sides of the armrests on a seat.

Seat Recline: The distance between a seat back in its full upright and full recline position.

Audio/Video On Demand (AVOD)

Enjoy the latest feature films or television program whenever you want. Once activated, you'll experience a high-tech audio/video on-demand system allowing you to start, stop, pause, rewind and fast-forward programming whenever you want. Intuitive and easy-to-use touch-screens control your programs.

See the features of the B787-8 aircraft equipped with Audio/Video On Demand.

Aircraft specifications

Cruise Speed: 560 mph

Propulsion: Two General Electric GEnx engines.

Wingspan: 197 feet, 4 inches

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