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New plane makes its debut at McGhee Tyson Airport

The 50-seat plane offers new amenities such as more legroom, storage space, WiFi and a self-serve food and beverage center.
Credit: United Airlines

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — United Airlines is debuting a new flying experience at McGhee Tyson Airport with the introduction of the new Bombardier CRJ-550.

The 50-seat plane offers new amenities such as more legroom, storage space, WiFi and a self-serve food and beverage center.

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United will be offering flights on this new jet to and from Knoxville and Chicago.

Knoxville is one of the few regions to try out this new aircraft.