Alaska Airlines Will Let Seattle Passengers Wearing Russell Wilson Jerseys Board Early

Alaska Airlines is now BFF with Russell Wilson.

Alaska Airlines is now BFF with Russell Wilson.

It pays to be a fan, and not just with the sense of self satisfaction that comes when your team is 12-2 like the Seattle Seahawks. Anyone wearing a jersey bearing quarterback Russell Wilson’s name and number will get to board early on flights out of Seattle on Alaska Airlines.

For the rest of the season, any passengers with the No. 3 Seahawks jersey on will board early on those outbound Seattle flights, reports KING-5 News (via NFL.com).

Wilson hasn’t lost yet at a home game, so it seems that makes him a pretty attractive partner for the airline. The carrier did a similar promotion last year with the Portland Timbers soccer team.

Of course, there are some scenarios that could be tricky — what if the entire flight of people decides to show up in the jerseys? Will kids be separated from their parents for the sin of not also owning a Wilson jersey? Probably not. Wilson would never stand for that kind of thing.

Russell Wilson jersey gets you priority boarding on Alaska Airlines [KING-5]
Airline lets fans in Russell Wilson jerseys board early [NFL.com]

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  1. SingleMaltGeek says:

    Aaaaand the airport stores will start selling these jerseys at 3x the full MSRP in 3…2…1….

    START YOUR GOUGING!