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Trans States strikes deal with United. (Regional News).(Brief Article)

In the strongest signal yet of its unhappiness with Atlantic Coast Airlines, United Airlines signed an MOU with Trans States Airlines to operate up to 25 50-seat regional jets as a United Express codeshare partner at Washington and Chicago. Currently, all United Express service our of Washington Dulles is provided by ACA, but UA and ACA have been at odds over terms of a new agreement since the beginning of the year. Each has gone to court seeking to enforce its position against the other.

The 10-year agreement between United and Trans States must be approved by the US Bankruptcy Court. …

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