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Alaska Airlines launches sweepstakes to Big Apple

24 January 2014

Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) subsidiary Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are teaming up to fly a plane-load of fans to New York complete with an inflight tailgate party and admission to an exclusive game day party in midtown Manhattan.

The four-day sweepstakes, the “Russell Wilson 12th Fan Airlift,” launched on Alaska Airlines´ Facebook page and is open to residents of Washington, Oregon and Alaska. To enter and review complete sweepstakes rules, visit

Fans have until 11: 59 p.m. Pacific time Sunday, Jan. 26, to enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win two tickets aboard a specially themed aircraft dedicated to Wilson that will be revealed for the commemorative Feb. 1 flight. Each of the 56 winners will be selected at random and receive two roundtrip tickets, two nights of hotel accommodations, and transportation to and from Newark Liberty International Airport and their hotel. In addition, the winners and their guests will be invited to attend an exclusive game day party at a midtown Manhattan venue. Sweepstakes winners will be notified by phone and email on Monday, Jan. 27.

Alaska Airlines serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. With more nonstop flights to Seattle than any other carrier, Alaska is widely regarded as the West Coast´s major airline. For reservations, visit


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