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Flatbed seats available on all Continental Airlines flights between UK and US

Published: 24 March 2011

All Continental Boeing 757-200 aircraft now feature new 180-degree flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst°. Continental operates Boeing 757-200 aircraft on flights from six UK airports to New York: Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London Heathrow.

“With reconfigurations completed on 116 aircraft, United and Continental together offer more flat-bed premium cabin seats than any other U.S. airline,” said United Senior Vice President of Marketing Mark Bergsrud. “The flat-bed seats and advanced audio/video on-demand offer our customers an unmatched on-board experience.” 

Key seat features:

  • 180°recline, providing 6’4" to 6’6" sleeping space

  • Audio Video on Demand multi-channel personal entertainment system with a 15.4’’ LCD monitor

  • iPod connector and reading light

  • Universal power outlets, a USB port and audio plug in outlet

  • In addition, United plans to expand Economy Plus seating to all Continental aircraft beginning in 2012, offering more extra-legroom economy seating than any airline in the world.

  • Experience the flat bed seat for yourself at continental.com/flatbed

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