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  Atlantic Coast Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic Coast Airlines (IATA: DH, ICAO: BLR, and Callsign: Blue Ridge) was an airline based in the United States owned by Atlantic Coast Holdings, Inc..
The airline was established and started operations on 15 December 1989 and had been in a marketing agreement with United Airlines since its inception.
In 1999 it established Atlantic Coast Jet to operate as a Delta Connection carrier, but this was later reintegrated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Coast_Airlines   (454 words)

 Atlantic City International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic City International Airport (IATA: ACY, ICAO: KACY), formerly known as Pomona Field, is a public airport located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey in Egg Harbor Township near the Atlantic City Expressway, and is accessible via Exit 9 on the Expressway.
The airport is currently served by two commercial airlines, Spirit Airlines and Delta Connection carrier, Comair, neither of which currently serve any international destinations nonstop, but both offer extensive coverage nationally and internationally with as little as one stop.
Spirit Airlines resumed its daily flight between ACY and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Detroit as of May 18, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_City_International_Airport   (426 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Atlantic Coast Airlines to fly solo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Coast Airlines plans to end its profitable role as a United Express carrier and become an independent low-fare airline — a risky decision for it and United.
Atlantic Coast gets 85% of its revenue by flying as one of several United Express carriers, and under its contract, has been guaranteed profits even as United was losing billions of dollars.
Atlantic Coast has been publicly at odds with UAL for months about proposed contract terms that are less generous.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2003/07/29-aca.htm   (530 words)

 Atlantic Coast Airlines buying 3 regional carriers - Mar. 2, 2001
Atlantic Coast operates as United Express in the Eastern and Midwestern United States and as Delta Connection in the Eastern U.S. Under the pact, the three regional carriers will operate as United Express.
Separately, Atlantic Coast said it is comfortable with analysts' first-quarter earnings estimates of 21 cents a share, and with the company's previous guidance of $1-$1.12 a share for the full year.
Airline shares are down 18-20 percent since January, victims of a slowing economy and layoffs that have forced businesses to cut back on business travel as they streamline costs, Linenberg said.
money.cnn.com /2001/03/02/companies/airlines   (1124 words)

 Atlantic Coast Airlines Misses
Atlantic Coast Airlines (ACAI:Nasdaq - commentary - research) reported first-quarter earnings that were more than 80% better than year-ago results, but it missed Wall Street expectations by a wide margin, causing shares to drop 4.5%.
ACA announced first-quarter net income of $3.6 million, or 8 cents a share, nearly double the $2 million, or 4 cents a share it had a year earlier.
In April, ACA announced that it would no longer be flying for UAL (UALAQ.OB:OTC BB - commentary - research), parent of United Airlines, as of August.
www.thestreet.com /_more/stocks/transportation/10157090.html   (246 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Atlantic Coast Airlines to Change Name in New Role
Atlantic Coast Airlines announced yesterday that it will change its name to Independence Air when it starts operating as a low-cost airline next year and will fly more than 300 flights a day out of Dulles International Airport to 50 destinations.
Kerry B. Skeen, Atlantic Coast's chief executive, said a round-trip walk-up fare to Pittsburgh, for example, will be $107, compared with the average price of $380.
Atlantic Coast plowed ahead with its plans for the low-cost airline after Mesa Air launched a $512 million, all-stock hostile takeover bid last month and asked Atlantic shareholders to replace the board with Mesa's slate of directors, who would approve the deal.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A63560-2003Nov19?language=printer   (285 words)

 Embry-Riddle and Atlantic Coast Airlines Sign Direct Hire Agreement
ACA will make internship/co-op positions available to students selected for this program after the completion of the third year of the program and students will visit ACA's operations facility at Washington-Dulles International Airport.
ACA Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Thomas J. Moore stated, "ACA is committed to providing the best regional carrier service in the country; our relationship with Embry-Riddle ensures that our pilots will receive the most comprehensive training available.
ACA operates a fleet of 60 British Aerospace Jetstream aircraft, including 31 Jetstream 41's, which accommodate 29 passengers, and 29 Jetstream 32's, which accommodate 19 passengers.
www.erau.edu /er/newsmedia/newsreleases/1997/aca.html   (652 words)

 Ready for takeoff - The Washington Times: Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Coast Airlines employees celebrate the launch of the new low-cost airline, Independence Air, which plans to use Washington Dulles International Airport as a hub to serve about 50 midsize cities.
Atlantic Coast Airlines announced its new airline, called Independence Air, yesterday at Washington Dulles International Airport, pledging to use the airport as a hub of low-fare service to cities nationwide.
Atlantic Coast is accusing Mesa Air Group in a lawsuit of conspiring with United Airlines to eliminate competition through the takeover attempt.
www.washingtontimes.com /business/20031119-092655-4051r.htm   (685 words)

 Times Community Newspapers - Atlantic Coast Airlines faces a suitor
Atlantic Coast Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kerry Skeen received an unsolicited letter Monday from Mesa's Ornstein proposing Mesa acquire ACA in an stock transaction at the rate of 0.9 of a share of Mesa's common stock for each share of ACA's common stock.
Atlantic Coast said its board of directors was copied on the letter and is now considering the offer.
Atlantic Coast's stockholder rights plan aims to give the company's board of directors and management sufficient time to evaluate and respond to any proposed change in control transaction and to prevent an acquirer from gaining control without offering a fair price to all shareholders.
www.zwire.com /site/tab1.cfm?newsid=10282956&BRD=2553&PAG=461&dept_id=506047&rfi=6   (896 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business -- United formally drops Atlantic Coast as partner
CHICAGO – United Airlines is switching regional carriers for its United Express flights out of Washington's Dulles International Airport, announcing Monday it has settled a dispute with longtime partner Atlantic Coast Airlines and is replacing it with three other small airlines.
Atlantic Coast plans to operate out of Dulles as a low-fare carrier named Independence Air, flying to still-unidentified destinations in Florida, the Midwest and West Coast.
Dulles, Va.-based Atlantic Coast – the nation's 17th-biggest in terms of passengers – had balked at the more austere terms United tried to impose on it last year while negotiating the regional partnership as part of its cost-cutting.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/business/20040405-1458-united-atlanticcoast.html   (592 words)

 Forbes.com: TEXT-S&P affirms Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings rtgs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
However, in July 2003, Atlantic Coast announced that it planned to establish a new low-fare, independent airline, to be called Independence Air, to be based at Dulles.
That airline is anticipated to commence operations in the summer of 2004, with the termination of its agreement with United on Aug. 5, 2004.
Atlantic Coast has indicated that it expects the Delta Connection partnership to be terminated as well due to its new operating strategy.
www.forbes.com /markets/bonds/newswire/2004/04/05/rtr1323852.html   (781 words)

 Case Studies - Atlantic Coast Aitlines
Atlantic Coast Airlines, the main business unit of Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings, provides regional service for large airline companies.
With 4,000 employees and a fleet of 128 regional jets and turboprops, Atlantic Coast Airlines flies to more than 65 cities in the East and Midwest from hubs in Washington DC, Chicago, and Boston.
Atlantic Coast Airlines selected Vis.align for its demonstrated quality and ability to conduct an efficient server upgrade in an environment with more than a thousand end-users.
www.visalign.com /aca.aspx   (299 words)

 Wall Street Webcasting - Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings, Inc. is a holding company with its primary subsidiary being Atlantic Coast Airlines (ACA).
ACA is a regional airline serving 85 destinations in 30 states in the Eastern and Midwestern United States and Canada, with 850 scheduled non-stop flights system-wide every weekday.
ACA operates under code-share agreements as a United Express carrier with United Airlines, Inc. and as a Delta Connection carrier with Delta Air Lines, Inc. The Company derived approximately 83% of its 2003 passenger revenue from its United Express operations.
www.wallstreetwebcasting.com /webcast/jpm2/acai   (155 words)

 Passenger Opinions about Atlantic Coast Airlines
United Express operated by Atlantic Coast airlines from LGA to BUF via DCA.
As a Flight Attendant for ACA I heard the comments such as "impressive" and "don't get that in first class on the majors." We give a hot towel service at the end.
Of course reality requires there are variables in aviation - but some regionals are working hard to make passengers know each and everyone of them are special - and we don't take them for granted.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/aca.htm   (398 words)

 BULLETIN: Atlantic Coast Airlines' Partner Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Atlantic Coast operates as United Express at both Washington Dulles and Chicago O'Hare airports for United, utilizing regional jets that feed United's longer-haul routes.
Atlantic Coast provides the service under fee-per-departure agreements, in which United takes full control of the seats flown by Atlantic Coast as well as responsibility for all risks, including fuel and the sale of seats.
Atlantic Coast could benefit from United's shifting more flying to its regional partners as it downsizes its own fleet.
www.standardandpoors.com /europe/francais/Fr_news/Atlantic-Coast_09-12-02.html   (380 words)

 CareerJournal | Aerospace & Airlines -- Salary Data and Hiring Trends
Now fierce turf wars among airlines and an improving economy are creating more openings for senior managers, especially those willing to bet that low-cost carriers are the future of commercial flight.
Major airlines are in better financial shape than they were after Sept. 11, 2001, when they sought federal government bailouts because of the precipitous decline in air travel.
Airline executive pay has remained flat during the past few years, and while stock was once a major incentive, executives aren't willing to sacrifice salary for options, says Mr.
www.careerjournal.com /salaryhiring/industries/airlines/20040303-capell.html   (1729 words)

 Atlantic Coast Airlines Retains New Advertising Agency Business Wire - Find Articles
Atlantic Coast Airlines ("ACA") (NASDAQ/NM:ACAI), the Dulles, VA-based United Express carrier, Wednesday announced a new partnership with Columbia, MD-based The Stern Agency to handle the creation and execution of its print and broadcast advertising and promotion program.
Atlantic Coast Airlines offers more than 500 daily departures system-wide serving both Washington Dulles International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport, which are major hubs for United Airlines.
ACA's route system spans from Maine to Florida and as far west as the Dakotas, serving 53 destinations in 24 states.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_1999_Jan_20/ai_53609215   (385 words)

 atlantic coast airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Coast Airlines is a regional jet airline located in Dulles, Virginia.
Atlantic Coast Airlines is a regional airline serving United (as United Express) and Delta (as Delta Connection).
Atlantic Coast Airlines is Hiring for all positions and in addition Atlantic Coast Airlines...
www.literatetraveller.com /articles/6/atlantic-coast-airlines.html   (486 words)

 Times Community Newspapers - Atlantic Coast Airlines board rejects Mesa Air's offer
The Atlantic Coast Airlines Inc. board of directors has rejected Mesa Air Group Inc's expression of interest to acquire all outstanding shares of Atlantic Coast, instead reaffirming ACA's strategy to establish a new, independent low-fare airline.
Atlantic Coast said Mesa's previous agreement with United was terminated by United as a result of poor operational performance by Mesa, so it is critical to know whether Mesa's margins are based on realistic an achievable targets.
Atlantic Coast believes that Mesa's collective bargaining agreement with its pilots provides that any mesa Air Group subsidiary must be operated under the terms of the Mesa contract and the Atlantic Coast pilot agreement expressly requires any acquirer to operate ACA under the terms of the ACA contract.
www.timescommunity.com /site/tab1.cfm?newsid=10398911&BRD=2553&PAG=461&dept_id=506047&rfi=6   (857 words)

 Atlantic Coast Airlines Announces Plans to Establish Independent Low-Fare Airline
Atlantic Coast Airlines Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kerry Skeen said, “We are extremely excited about the challenges that lie ahead and are actively moving forward with the launch of our new low-fare carrier.
ACA’s commencement of service as an independent airline depends on the terms and timing of its disengagement as a United Express carrier, which cannot be projected at this time.
ACA’s Delta Connection operation, based in Cincinnati and Boston, is expected to remain unaffected by any of these developments.
www.industrypages.com /artman/publish/Industry_News_2952.stm   (833 words)

 UAL, Atlantic Coast End Pact
Atlantic Coast said it had "reached an agreement with United Airlines providing for an orderly transition and exit plan for all its United Express aircraft as a result of United's decision to reject its agreement with ACA..."
Air Atlantic said the transition is scheduled to begin June 4 and continue through Aug. 5.
Atlantic Coast shares rose 2 cents, or 0.3%, to $7.16, UAL shares were unchanged at $1.53, Mesa shares rose 15 cents, or 1.8%, to $8.60 and SkyWest's fell 13 cents, or 0.7% to $19.30.
www.thestreet.com /pf/stocks/transportation/10152345.html   (291 words)

 Atlantic Coast Airlines downgraded to "sell" | newratings.com
According to Merrill Lynch's research note published yesterday, Atlantic Coast Airlines reported its March quarter EPS considerably lower than the estimates and the consensus.
United and Delta Airlines terminated their code-sharing agreements with Atlantic Coast Airlines during the quarter, the analysts mention.According to Merrill Lynch, Atlantic Coast Airlines is scheduled to launch Independence Air on June 16.
Also, the company is likely to experience substantial competitive pressures from United Airlines in Dulles in the forthcoming quarters, the analysts add.The EPS estimates for 2004 and 2005 have been reduced from -$0.30 to -$1.10 and from -$0.60 to -$0.85, respectively.
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_416344.html   (300 words)

 Sabre Airline Solutions
Atlantic Coast is a fast-growing regional airline based at Dulles, Virginia.
Like many North American regional carriers, the airline was experiencing rapid growth at the same time that it was introducing new regional jet aircraft to the fleet — a fleet of 130 aircraft in three fleets (Canadair and Dornier 238 Regional Jets and the Jetstream 41).
Sabre Airline Solutions received considerable input from many of the more than 50 carriers using the Flight Control suite to develop the CrewClass system which is the result of over three years of development effort.
www.sabreairlinesolutions.com /news/030515_Atlantic_Coast_Airlines.htm   (566 words)

 Atlantic Coast Reports Q4 Profit
Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings on Wednesday said it swung to a quarterly profit, helped by increased passenger traffic as it filled more seats.
The parent of Atlantic Coast Airlines, which provides regional commuter service to United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, reported fourth-quarter net profit of USD$13.7 million, or 30 cents a share, compared with a net loss of USD$1.0 million, or 2 cents a share, a year earlier.
Atlantic Coast, which has fought acquisition bids by Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group, said it plans to end its relationship with United and launch an independent low-fare airline named Independent Air.
news.airwise.com /stories/2004/01/1075318291.html   (191 words)

ACA recently recruited 20 First Officer candidates directly from the Vero Beach Academy to meet its immediate need to expand its pilot roster.
The airline operations groups have identified its disciplined training methods and curriculum as focused on professionalism, which creates a reliable background for their new-hires.
Dulles Airport-based ACA is one of several regional airlines that turn to the Academy as a new-hire resource.
www.flightsafety.com /news/304.htm   (300 words)

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