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Per the LA Times, the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes will be:

Houston (IAH) to Amsterdam (AMS) starting December 4

Houston (IAH) to London (LHR) starting February 4

Los Angeles (LAX) to Tokyo (NRT) starting January 3

Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG) starting March 30

These are in addition to the already announced:

Denver (DEN) to Tokyo (NRT)

Houston (IAH) to Lagos (LOS)

Despite the announcement, united.com has not been updated to show the new aircraft on the routes.

I stumbled upon the news while researching a post about getting an award on the Dreamliner.

Also while researching the post, I was searching DEN-NRT and NRT-DEN on expertflyer and couldn’t find business class space in either direction on any day after the 787 starts operating the route on March 31.

United’s 787s will feature 36 BusinessFirst flat bed seats, but no Global First.

United’s BusinessFirst features a great seat and bed that I enjoyed between London and LAX, so I’ll definitely try to snag one of these awards soon.

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