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ACA, American Eagle secure O'Hare slots.(Atlantic Coast Airlines)(Brief Article)

Atlantic Coast Airlines, a United Express carrier, and American Eagle have secured valuable slots at Chicago O'Hare and are beginning regional jet service to several points from the world's second-busiest airport. The slots are exemptions from the DOT-controlled slot limits at O'Hare and three other high-density airports.

Days after receiving the slots, ACA began RJ service from Alabama's Mobile Regional Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport and O'Hare. American Eagle launched service to Mobile and Baton Rouge from O'Hare.

ACA VP-Sales Angie Shermer praised the Mobile Airport Authority and the Alabama congressional delegation for securing the new RJ service. …

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