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United will debut new Bombardier CRJ-550 at Blue Grass Airport

Posted at 8:21 PM, Jan 09, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — United Airlines announced Thursday that they will be flying a new aircraft out of Blue Grass Airport.

Airline customers will get to fly on the new Bombardier CRJ-550 – a 50-seat aircraft featuring more legroom, storage and amenities than other regional jet flying today.

United will begin offering local customers flights on the CRJ-550 to Chicago beginning Thursday, Feb. 13.

Onboard, customers can find:

· 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 between Blue Grass Airport and Chicago O’Hare International are now on sale!