Why United Is Considering Putting Flatbed Seats on New Domestic Jets


United Airlines is considering adding flatbed seats to new aircraft to satisfy increasing demand for domestic flatbed seats. Pictured is the premium product now flying from Boston, Newark, Los Angeles and San Francisco. United Airlines

Skift Take: Here's another reminder that airlines are fiercely competitive. Until recently, U.S. airlines generally weren't considering adding premium business class seats on domestic routes beyond New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. But a few years ago, JetBlue disrupted the market with its Mint business class, and now United is considering a similar move.

— Brian Sumers

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