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Atlantic Coast Airlines.

Atlantic Coast Airlines, which operates in the East and Midwest as United Express, reported first-quarter net earnings of $3.8 million on operating revenues of $73 million. The net income represented a 26% increase over last year's first quarter. During the 1999 quarter ACA generated 396 million ASMs, up 39%. while RPMs rose nearly 50% 10209.3 million. Load factor was 53% versus 49% for the year-earlier quarter.

In other company news, ACA has begun flight operations from the new United Express concourse at Washington Dulles International Airport. …

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