Explore North America with United Airlines and Air Canada

21 June 2021

Travel looks a little different these days, but rest assured that United Airlines and Air Canada are here for you every step of the way, with more flexibility and peace of mind when you travel. Their luxurious cabin options make travelling across the Atlantic an enviable experience, with thoughtful service and elegant amenities to create an effortless and enjoyable journey.  

The States with United Airlines

United Airlines can get you to where you want to go with daily flights from London Heathrow to the US, with onward connections to more than 130 destinations. Offering a range of inflight options designed to provide more space to relax including United Polaris business class and United Premium Plus as well as great service and entertainment options.

Whether you’re heading to the rolling Vineyards of Napa Valley, the wide sandy beaches of Hawaii, the decadent Casinos of Las Vegas, or the iconic sites throughout New York, United Airlines cannot wait to welcome you back with an elevated experience fit for bookending an unforgettable US outing.

Did you know Newark Liberty Airport is closer to Midtown Manhattan than you think? Getting to and from the Big Apple is easier than ever thanks to United's New York / Newark hub. Newark is faster by rideshare or taxi to most of Manhattan compared to JFK and only 30 minutes by train via Penn Station. And with a state-of the art terminal, Newark is the New York area's premier gateway to Manhattan.

United Airlines Cabin Choices

United Polaris® Business Class

United Polaris® Business Class service aims to bring a new level of quality to premium cabin travel and provide the best sleep in the sky. You’ll enjoy the United Polaris inflight experience, including restaurant-quality dining, Premier Access® premium travel services, free checked baggage and inflight entertainment options.

United Premium Plus

United Premium Plus℠ is United Airline’s premium economy experience that offers more space and amenities to make your travel more relaxing and comfortable. Seats are closer to the front of the plane and offer additional leg and elbow room and reclining space; they’re also made of plush material and have bonus features such as adjustable leg and foot rests, an individual power outlet and USB charger. On select long-haul international flights, you’ll receive upgraded dining options, complimentary alcoholic beverages, a larger inflight entertainment screen, noise-reducing headphones and Saks Fifth Avenue bedding.


The Great White North with Air Canada

Air Canada links up the UK with cities across Canada with regular flights departing from Heathrow to Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver as well as seasonal departures from Manchester and Edinburgh to Toronto. With such a breadth of destinations on offer, you’ll have the freedom to choose what your experience of Canada looks like. Will you choose to catch a Blue Jays game in Toronto, surf the Pacific Ocean in Vancouver, visit the hidden music venues of Calgary or experience the unique cultural vibe of Quebec where French and Canadian influences intertwine?

Air Canada Cabin Choices

Air Canada Signature Class/Business Class

The very definition of luxury travel. Simply relax and unwind within this end-to-end premium travel experience with state-of-the-art amenities, sumptuous cuisine and unparalleled service which you’ll find exclusively on flights onboard their mainline Boeing 787, 777 and 767 aircraft and their Airbus A330 aircraft.

The service ensures a seamless airport experience with dedicated check-in counters, expedited security clearance, lounge access, exclusive boarding lanes, priority baggage handling and more. During your flight, you’ll be treated to exclusive service and amenities such as flexible meal options and bar service, where you’ll have a choice from the sumptuous wine list.

Premium Economy Class

Experience superior comfort in a dedicated cabin with premium meal service, enhanced amenities and priority airport services. Offered on select international and North American routes, it features larger seats with more recline and extra legroom.


United Airlines welcomes Boom Supersonic

United Airlines has announced that they’ll be purchasing 15 of Boom's 'Overture' airliners, once Overture meets United’s demanding safety, operating and sustainability requirements. Once operational, Overture is expected to be the first large commercial aircraft to be net-zero carbon from day one, optimized to run on 100% sustainable aviation fuel. It is expected to roll out in 2025, fly in 2026 and expected to carry passengers by 2029.

Capable of flying at twice the speed of today's fastest airliners, Overture can connect more than 500 destinations in nearly half the time, making it possible to fly between Newark and London in just three and a half hours, Newark to Frankfurt in four hours and San Francisco to Tokyo in just six hours.


To arrange your flight in one of Air Canada or United Airlines' premium cabins, contact your Travel Counsellor and take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your stay.

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