United Airlines to open Polaris Lounge at San Francisco airport

27 April 2018 (Last Updated April 27th, 2018 11:19)

United Airlines is set to open a new lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in the US.

United Airlines to open Polaris Lounge at San Francisco airport
United Polaris Lounge at SFO. Credit: PRNewsfoto / United Airlines Inc.

United Airlines is set to open a new lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in the US.

Starting from 30 April this year, the customers travelling in the airline’s international premium cabins, United Polaris, can take advantage of its facilities. The lounge is located in the International Terminal near Gate G92.

The new 28,000ft² United Polaris Lounge is spread over two levels. It includes 440 seats with 19 different types of seating arrangements, 492 power outlets and 492 USB ports, five private daybeds, eight luxurious shower suites and personal valet services including steaming garments.

“United and United Express served more than 148 million customers in approximately 1.6 million flights.”

The lounge is decorated with eight pieces of art and features a private restaurant-style dining area and a bar.

Passengers can visit the United Polaris Lounge to rest and dine before their travels and can also refresh following their arrivals.

Besides this lounge at San Francisco, three other United Polaris lounges are expected to open this year.

The lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport is scheduled to open by early June, followed by the United Polaris Lounge at George Bush Intercontinental in Houston and the lounge at Los Angeles International Airport.

United Airlines and United Express operate around 4,600 flights every day to 354 airports across five continents.

Last year, United and United Express served more than 148 million customers in approximately 1.6 million flights.

United fleet comprises 750 mainline aircraft, while the airline’s United Express carriers operate 545 regional aircraft.