Direct From NYC to Prague With United

Beginning at the sweeping Polaris Lounge, this business class experience offers plenty for long-haul travelers

United launched daily direct flights from NYC/Newark to Prague 7 June and we were aboard the inaugural trip—with access to the Polaris lounge and cabin. From the lounge to landing, we found the experience offers exactly what most air travel lacks: space. The sweeping 27,000-square-foot Polaris lounge at Newark is open and airy, yet separated in a manner that makes sense. The NYC Polaris lounge …

United Airlines Will Fuel a Flight With Farm Waste

Later this summer, United Airlines will fuel one of its flights with farm waste and oils derived from animal fats—giving “airplane smell” a whole new meaning. The upcoming flight—which will take off from Los Angeles and land in San Francisco—is likely the first of many for the airline company as they look to reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and fuel costs by expanding into biofuels. …