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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: A Look Back at Independence Air

Independence Air had an unusual route to its life as an independent. The airline began life in late 1989 as Atlantic Coast Airlines. The airline provided regional service for mainline carriers before transitioning to operating as an independent carrier. As an independent carrier, Independence attempted to bring low fares to Dulles, an airport dominated by United. However numerous factors lead to their demise. Atlantic Coast Airlines began operations by providing feeder service to future rival, United, at their Dulles and…