CHICAGO (CBS) — United Airlines passengers will notice some major changes soon, after a half-billion dollar cabin makeover is through.
As CBS 2’s David Morrison reports, flying United could get a lot more comfortable after the project.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
The initiative is part of the integration of United and Continental, which merged last year under the United name.
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As early as next month, passengers will start to see flatbed seating in the first and business class cabins on long-haul aircraft, increased overhead bin space on some jets and even wi-fi to other planes.
Former Continental planes will get Economy Plus seating – a coach section with more legroom – and “Channel 9,” which allows passengers to listen to air traffic control conversations with pilots.
A total of 138 planes will receive improvements.MORE NEWS: Jewelry Merchants Robbed Outside Hotel In Naperville
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