United Polaris

United Polaris

United Polaris – Business class reimagined

Our United Polaris® business class service is designed to bring a new level of quality to every aspect of premium cabin travel – from lounge to landing – and provide the best sleep in the sky.

On any long-haul international flight across our global network, you can enjoy all other aspects of the United Polaris experience.

On the ground


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Free checked baggage

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Premier Access®

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United Polaris lounge

In the air


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Lie-flat seats

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Elevated service

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United Private Screening℠

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Luxury bedding

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Noise-reducing headphones

United Polaris lounge

The United Polaris lounges are available exclusively to our international premium cabin travelers, offering a thoughtful selection of amenities — such as signature seating, a relaxation area and showers — to help you prepare for your flight.

If you'd like to freshen up, our spa-like shower facilities feature products formulated exclusively for United by Sunday Riley. You can also sit back and relax in a tucked-away area with daybeds, soft lighting and gentle white noise, which will put you in the perfect mood for a restful flight. Before your long-haul journey, you can grab something from the buffet or settle in for a full meal in a private dining space.

Customers can visit United Polaris lounges at Chicago O’Hare, Houston Intercontinental, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington Dulles. If a United Polaris lounge is not available at your departure airport, you'll have access to United ClubSM locations and other partner lounges.

United Polaris lounge

Onboard service and amenities

Polaris luxury Mattress cushions and bedding

Saks Fifth Avenue bedding

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, we worked with Saks Fifth Avenue to create custom, luxury bedding for our United Polaris customers. Mattress cushions are also available upon request, to bring extra comfort to your onboard bed.

Flight attendant serving meals in Polaris business class

Inflight dining

For meals in Polaris business class, we currently serve your entrée, salad with salad dressing, bread and mixed nuts together, along with a sealed, single-serve ice cream cup for dessert service.* Everything is served packaged or covered for you to unwrap.

All beverages, including beer, wine, liquor and non-alcoholic drinks are complimentary. Learn more about our drink offerings on our Inflight Beverage Selection page.

Mid-flight snacks

Depending on the destination and length of your flight, we offer a selection of midflight snacks.

Arrival dining service

Enjoy our arrival dining service to complete your journey and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. We offer fresh packaged or covered meals, depending on your time of arrival.

Premium skincare items, ear plugs, ergonomic eye masks and other Amenities

Sleep-themed amenities

When curating our United Polaris amenities, we put a strong emphasis on providing comfort and creating the right environment for restful sleep. Cozy slippers are perfect for quick trips out of your seat or for just standing and stretching during a long journey. In your amenity kit, designed exclusively by Away and inspired by their classic suitcase design, you'll find premium skincare items from Sunday Riley to keep you feeling relaxed, refreshed and moisturized, as well as ear plugs and an eye mask to block out any ambient distractions while you sleep. On flights longer than 12 hours, we also offer pajamas upon request.

To get your mind ready for sleep, you can plug in the premium noise-reducing headphones we provide, and tune to the relaxation channel in your seatback entertainment system for peaceful sounds or even guided meditations.

*Ice cream cups only available on select flights.