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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

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Seat map (48/88/116 configuration)

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Interior Seat Map

Interior specifications

Interior elements United PolarisSM business class United Economy Plus® United Economy®
Number of seats 48 88 116
Seat numbers 1A-8L 16A-24L, 27BCJK, 29DEF 27AL, 28A-L, 29ABCJKL, 30A-41F
Exit rows/doors Front of cabin, Row 5 Row 27 Back of cabin
Seat configuration 2-2-2 3-3-3 3-3-3
Standard seat pitch 6'6" (198 cm) sleeping space 35" (88 cm) 32" (81 cm)
Standard seat recline 180° 4" (10 cm) 3" (7 cm)
Seat width 20.6" (52.3 cm) 17.3" (43.9 cm) 16.3" – 17.3" (41.4 cm – 43.9 cm)
Movable armrests All aisle seats All aisle seats (except bulkhead) All aisle seats
Entertainment Seatback on-demand and personal device entertainment Seatback on-demand and personal device entertainment Seatback on-demand and personal device entertainment
Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
Power outlets Yes Yes Yes
USB ports Yes Yes Yes
Fixed bassinets 6AB, 6KL 16ABC, 16DEF, 16JKL, 29DEF -

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.

Seatback on-demand entertainment

Enjoy the latest feature films or television program whenever you want. Once activated, you'll experience a high-tech on-demand entertainment 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 B787-9 aircraft equipped with Seatback On-demand Entertainment.

Aircraft specifications

Cruise Speed: 560 mph

Propulsion: Two General Electric GEnx engines.

Wingspan: 197 feet, 4 inches