Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air parent Alaska Air Group reported a full-year 2006 net loss of $52.6 million, widened from a loss of $5.9 million in 2005, citing charges stemming from Alaska's ongoing transition to an all-737 fleet and voluntary severance programs related to new labor contracts. Excluding the impact of special charges, 2006 net income would have been $137.7 million, more than double the $55 million earned the year before. The company reported a fourth-quarter net loss of ...

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