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The Deep Dish on United's Exciting New Menu Items

Chicago-style deep dish pizza tops a list of delicious new offerings on board July 1
June 29, 2017

CHICAGO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United is adding something new for every taste with several new in-flight menu items available for purchase. Starting July 1, customers can experience a slice of Chicago with personal-size Uno's deep-dish pizza, and United will expand its onboard beer list to include New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA beginning September 1.

United customers will also have more Choice Menu options from which to choose, including Bistro on Board items like the breakfast egg white flatbread; Uno's deep dish spinach, cheese and garlic pizza; Thai-style Chicken Ciabatta sandwich; and the new, Mediterranean-inspired Protein Box, featuring a healthy mix of almonds, sesame sticks, roasted red pepper hummus and cracked wheat salad.

United has also refreshed some of its popular Snack Shop items, including the Tapas Box, a customer favorite. The updated Tapas Box includes flatbread crackers, almonds, bruschetta, cheese spread, hummus, olive crackers, dried fruit, ginger mints and a sea salt dark chocolate caramel.

"As part of our ongoing commitment to putting our customers at the center of everything we do, we are always listening to their feedback when it comes to food choices on board our flights," said Jimmy Samartzis, United's vice president of Catering Operations. "Our customers told us they are craving pizza, and we heard them. We are excited to offer two new options – a breakfast egg white flatbread served on morning flights and deep dish pizza from hometown favorite Uno's on afternoon and evening flights."

All new menu items and refreshed snackboxes will be available for purchase on flights within the U.S. with a scheduled flight time of more than 3.5 hours and on all international flights from the U.S. to Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Snack Shop items including the Tapas, Classic, Select and Ben Flyin Kid's snackboxes are available on all flights over 1.5 hours within North America, including the Caribbean and select Latin American cities, Singapore and Australia. Learn more about where you can get your snacks here.

United's popular cheeseburger and fries ($11.99) will remain on the menu. View United's refreshed Choice Menu with the new items here.

New Choice Menu options

July 1

Price

Details

Uno's deep dish pizza

$9.99

Personal-size, spinach, cheese and garlic

Egg white flatbread

$9.99

Egg white crumble, mozzarella cheese, cherry
tomatoes, spinach, parsley, herbed ricotta on focaccia
bread

Thai-style chicken ciabatta

$9.99

Grilled chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, carrots, red
peppers, Thai-style cilantro aioli on ciabatta bread

Protein Box

$9.99

Almonds, sesame sticks, roasted red pepper hummus
and cracked wheat salad

Fresh-Start Breakfast Combo

$12.99

Egg white flatbread, Chobani Greek yogurt, fresh fruit
served with whole grain oat granola

Pizza and beer combo

$13.99

Uno's deep dish pizza and Miller Lite

Refreshed Choice Menu items

July 1

Price

Details

Tapas Snack Box

$9.59

Featuring new flatbread crackers, almonds, bruschetta,
cheese spread, hummus, olive crackers, dried fruit and
a sea salt dark chocolate caramel and ginger mints

Ben Flyin Adventure Bear Kid's Snack Box

$5.59

Mini chocolate chip cookies, raisins, squeezable
applesauce, and Goldfish. Includes an activity sheet
with games and CrayAngles crayons

New beer

September 1

Price

Details

New Belgium Voodoo Ranger
IPA

$7.99

Brewed in Colorado, New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA
gives aromas of citrus (specifically orange and
grapefruit) as well as some tropical fruit notes and a hint
of toasted bread

Sam Adams Oktoberfest

$7.99

Born in Boston, Oktoberfest is a delicious harmony of
sweet flavors, including caramel and toffee

Blue Point Toasted Lager

$7.99

Brewed in New York, Blue Point Lager is made with six
grains to perfect a balanced flavor of malt and hops,
and a special proprietary lager yeast to give Toasted
Lager an exceptional, long-lasting smooth finish

Also starting July 1, United will provide customers seated in Economy Plus on its premium transcontinental routes (BOS-SFO, EWR-LAX and EWR-SFO in both directions) a complimentary hot fresh entrée, dessert and fruit, a pre-arrival snack and alcoholic beverages. Sample menu selections include savory roasted chicken with a smoked barbecue sauce and butternut squash tortellini with sage cream sauce. Dessert options will include cheesecake, as well as a chocolate brownie and fresh seasonal fruit.

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 743 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 478 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol "UAL."

 

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