Alaska Air Group pays bonuses to employees

The Associated PressMarch 3, 2012 

SEATTLE -- Alaska Air Group paid almost $54 million in annual bonuses Wednesday to nearly all of its 12,800 employees for exceeding the company's 2011 operational and financial goals.

Nearly $33 million, or 61 percent of the total, goes to Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees in the Puget Sound area. Nearly $8 million goes to employees in Portland and more than $5 million to workers in Alaska.

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