Greensboro Among First to Fly on World’s Only Two-Cabin, 50-Seat Aircraft

Oct 14, 2019 | Blog, Featured, Newsroom

Greensboro, N.C. – United will fly revolutionary CRJ 550 from Piedmont Triad International Airport starting on October 27; New aircraft offers more legroom, storage and amenities than any other regional aircraft.

United customers in Greensboro will soon enjoy a revolutionary regional flying experience with the introduction of the airline’s Bombardier CRJ 550 – an innovative 50-seat aircraft featuring more legroom, storage and amenities than other regional aircraft flying today. United will begin offering local customers flights on the CRJ-550 to Chicago O’Hare beginning Sunday, October 27, making Piedmont Triad International Airport one of the very first airports to boast service on this first-of-its-kind aircraft.

The CRJ-550 is the world’s only 50-seat regional aircraft to offer true first-class seating and other premium amenities, including:

  • Space for every customer to bring a roller bag on board.
  • A self-serve refreshment center for United First customers featuring a wide assortment of snacks and beverages.
  • More overall legroom per seat than any other 50-seat aircraft flown by a U.S. airline.
  • The ability to stay connected while in flight with United Wi-Fi.

Tickets on the CRJ-550 will be available for purchase starting Saturday, October 12, and will complement United’s existing service from Greensboro to its hubs in Washington Dulles and New York/Newark.


Contact: Stephanie Freeman, 336-665-5644,

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