Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of Maury Devine

Dulles, VA, (June, 2002) - Atlantic Coast Airlines Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq NM: ACAI), parent of Atlantic Coast Airlines (ACA), which operates in the Eastern and Midwestern United States as United Express, and as part of the Delta Connection program in the Eastern U.S. and Canada, today announced the appointment of Caroline M. å“Mauryå” Devine to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Devine is currently a Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and has a distinguished background with the Mobil Corporation—including a term as Corporate Secretary—as well as considerable experience in government affairs.

She joined Mobil in 1988, and spent 12 years with the company in a number of senior positions including four years as President and Managing Director of Mobil Corporation’s (now ExxonMobil Corporation’s) Norwegian affiliate, and almost two years as Secretary of the Corporation.  She also held management positions with the U.S. Department of Justice under its Drug Enforcement Administration program, and was a member of the Domestic Policy Staff at The White House. Ms. Devine is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Board of Directors of the Norwegian multinational corporation DNV, the Board of the Friends of the Corcoran Museum of Art and the Advisory Boards of the National Foreign Language Center and the Georgetown Center for Liturgy.
In announcing the appointment, ACA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kerry Skeen said, “We are honored to welcome Maury Devine to our Board.  She brings an extraordinary breadth of experience and leadership which we expect to be a great asset to the continued future growth of Atlantic Coast Airlines.”

ACA has a fleet of 125 aircraft—including 95 regional jets—and offers approximately 800 daily departures, serving 67 destinations in the U.S and Canada.  The company employs over 4,400 aviation professionals.