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...Augusta Regional to be worked on by Garrett Aviation and could fly those planes out with local passengers. False: Atlantic Coast Airlines, which operates as United Express on the East Coast, is Garrett's largest turboprop customer. But the company...
Metro | Master Plan | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Airline to grow in local region

...Nordling, the senior vice president of marketing for Atlantic Coast Airlines, which is changing its name to Independence Air to offer a low-fare service. Atlantic Coast Airlines has a contract with the airline United Express...
Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Savannah to Chicago slot opens

...between Chicago and Savannah in February, according to Eric Nordling, vice president of market planning for Atlantic Coast Airlines, which operates the United Express service. Exact times for the service have not been decided, Mr. Nordling...
Bush Field officials try to drum up airline interest

...Renee Simons, Bush Field's marketing director. Bush Field executives met with representatives from AirTran, Atlantic Coast Airlines/United Express, Continental and Northwest Airlines, she said. Further information and market statistics about...
Discount airlines poised to excel in down economy

...players to the field. Plans for new budget airlines have been announced recently by Virgin Atlantic Airways, Atlantic Coast Airlines and a group of industry veterans eyeing the Pittsburgh market. But some concerns have emerged. The stock prices...
Attracting a low-cost carrier can be a long, arduous affair

...the airport's marketing director, said the recruitment process started years ago when the airport secured Atlantic Coast Airlines, the predecessor of Independence Air, by offering them discounts on their advertising. When the airline changed...
Business | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Across South Carolina

...introduction of a new discount carrier at the Charleston airport, officials say. Independence Air, a new unit of Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings Inc., will offer $69 seats between Charleston and Washington, D.C., starting in mid-July.
Augusta's size hurts airport expansion plan slots traditionally held by airlines. With slots in hand, they could persuade a carrier -- in this case, Atlantic Coast Airlines -- to use the slots for direct flights. BUT WINNING THE CHICAGO connection also happened because Savannah officials...
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Meet the challenge and fly

...the challenge: Get another carrier to commit to this market. That carrier might be Continental, U.S. Air, Atlantic Coast Airlines or one of the other regional carriers. New hubs for Augusta could be Newark, N.J., Washington (Reagan National...
Whistleblower complaints are up, but why?

...whistleblower protection they've sought. They include Stacy Platone, a former manager of labor relations for Atlantic Coast Airlines fired in 2003. In April of this year, a DOL judge ruled in favor of Platone, agreeing that she was fired after...