Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson drops back during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay last year. He is again featured in a series of commercial for Seattle-based Alaska Airlines. (File photo)

Fans of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson can fly early

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines is again giving a perk to Seahawks fans — or rather Russell Wilson fans.

The airline will allow fans wearing the quarterback’s No. 3 jersey to board early on flights departing Seattle. The promotion begins Friday, in time for Seattle’s first preseason game, and will continue through the regular season.

Wilson has had an endorsement deal with the Seattle-based airline for five years. He’s featured in a new series of commercials for the company. Those can be seen here.

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