Over 100 channels of live television

DIRECTV® is available on select Boeing 737 and 757-300 aircraft.* With more than 100 of your favorite TV channels, plus new release Hollywood movies, you'll stay entertained for your entire flight.

The service is complimentary in United First® and is available for purchase in United Economy® for $5.99 on flights two hours and less and $7.99 on flights over two hours.

To determine if your upcoming flight offers DIRECTV, check the Inflight Amenities tab on the Flight Status & Information page within 24 hours of your flight departure.

Pre-paid discount

When you pre-pay for four or more credits of DIRECTV, you'll pay just $4.99 each. To purchase your credits, click here.

*Aircraft with DIRECTV will not offer personal device entertainment. All planned installations of DIRECTV on United's aircraft are complete.

Can your screen be seen?

Please be mindful of those around you when watching entertainment content on your personal device or a seatback screen. We provide a variety of entertainment options, some of which may not be appropriate for young audiences. Whether watching our programming or your own, please try to make sure that any children seated near you aren’t able to see scenes with violence or adult themes.

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Fleet Status

We have installed DIRECTV® on our Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Check back with this page for the most current updates and information.

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    *Some 757-300 and 737-900 aircraft will not be equipped with DIRECTV. All planned installations of DIRECTV on United's 757-300 aircraft have been completed.

Last updated August 13, 2015

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