San Diego, California - Just in time for college football season, Alaska Airlines is rewarding serious San Diego State Aztec fans with priority boarding on all flights departing San Diego International Airport. Fans wearing Aztec jerseys or sweatshirts will receive priority boarding August 23-December 1, 2014.

Alaska is also offering 20 percent off travel for fans to follow the Aztecs on the road throughout the football season, as well as discounted airfare for displaced fans to come back to San Diego and attend select home games.  Visit www.goaztecs.com/flyalaska for more information on discounted flights.

“The fans, students, faculty and alumni of San Diego State University play an important role in the community. With discounted travel to Aztec games fans can cheer on the Aztecs at eight games throughout the season,” said Halle Hutchison, Alaska Airlines’ managing director of brand marketing.

In 2012, Alaska unveiled a specially painted Aztec plane with the San Diego State University logo and hallmark scarlet and black colors. The Bombardier Q400 is one of 11 university-themed aircraft flown by Alaska’s sister carrier Horizon Air.

Alaska flies nonstop to 15 cities from San Diego, including Salt Lake, Seattle, Boston and Orlando.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serve 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.