Alaska Air Group brings Facebook exec to board

Alaska Air Group has announced the election of Susan Li, vice president of finance at Facebook, to the company´s board of directors, the company said.

Li´s election at the company´s annual meeting of shareholders today comes as Alaska is now more than 75 percent complete integrating Virgin America, and significantly expanding into the California market.

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide.