United this month began installing nearly 500 electronics charging stations in customer seating areas at many of the airports United serves.
First on United's list is Chicago O'Hare International, which will be outfitted with more than 110 of the new charging stations in Concourses B and C by the end of March. The airline will begin installing the charging stations at its Houston, Los Angeles, Newark and Washington Dulles hubs in the coming weeks as well, along with New York LaGuardia and Louis Armstrong International in New Orleans.
Each of United's new charging stations offers access to six, 110-volt power outlets and two USB ports, enabling customers to charge a range of electronic devices simultaneously. The new stations also feature a sleek design with a large "power outlet" icon and prominent United branding.