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Alaska Airlines puts school colors on 2 planes

9 December 2013

Mascots and school colours from two of Alaska´s most beloved and heated collegiate rivals, the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will soon be featured on two of Alaska Airlines´ Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft.

The colourful paint themes will be unveiled tonight to a crowd of fans at the Sullivan Arena where the Alaska Nanooks and UAA Seawolf hockey teams will battle in the first of a four-game series to claim the Alaska Airlines Governor´s Cup.

“We´re thrilled to show Alaska Airlines´ strong support of education while growing our fleet of university paint themes with our first two schools in Alaska,” said Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines´ regional vice president Alaska. “The UAA and UAF school colours will proudly fly between our two largest cities and from Anchorage to Kodiak.”

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. The company´s website is at


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