Alaska Airlines, Russell Wilson launch sweepstakes

Alaska Airlines and its Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson are teaming up to fly fans to Sunday´s game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Russell Wilson´s Carolina Airlift” sweepstakes has launched on Alaska Airlines´ Facebook page and is open to residents of Washington state. To enter and review complete sweepstakes rules, visit www.facebook.com/AlaskaAirlines.

Travelers in the C-gate area on Saturday morning will be able to participate in the Alaska Airlines tailgate party at C-9. The festivities will include live music, refreshments and fun giveaways.

For every Seattle touchdown during the playoff game in Charotte, Alaska will donate 25,000 miles to Strong Against Cancer. Funds raised go directly to research in immunotherapy treatments developed by the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Seattle Children´s Research Institute.

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, Costa Rica and Mexico.