LA Galaxy agree to partnership with Alaska Airlines

CARSON, Calif. (Monday, April 2, 2012) – The LA Galaxy announced today that the club has reached an agreement with Alaska Airlines that will see the airline become an official partner of the club. As part of the partnership, Alaska Airlines will offer Galaxy fans the chance to win a trip to see the club play on the road against the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, October 21.

Through the “Score a Direct Kick with Alaska Airlines” sweepstakes, Galaxy fans will also have a chance to win tickets to Galaxy home games. Those winners will then compete on the field at halftime for the chance to win round- trip tickets to any Alaska Airlines destination served from Los Angeles. Alaska Airlines offers non-stop flights from Los Angeles International Airport to 19 cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico, including Portland, Ore., San Jose, Calif., Seattle, Wash., Vancouver, B.C. and Reagan National in Washington D.C., meaning that winning fans could use their flights to see the Galaxy play on the road at any of those destinations this season or next.

At the end of the sweepstakes, one grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to the Galaxy’s final road game of the regular season against the Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium on October 21. The grand prize includes a round-trip flight on Alaska Airlines, hotel accommodations and tickets to the match.

For more information about the sweepstakes, complete rules, and to enter to win please click here. All fans must enter online by April 4 to be eligible to win tickets to the Galaxy’s home game against the Portland Timbers on April 14 and participate in the halftime contest.

Alaska Airlines is also giving Galaxy fans a chance to win a trip for two to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The three-night package includes roundtrip flights from LAX and all-inclusive accommodations at the Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe. To enter to win, fans can text CABO to 44227 or visit the Alaska Airlines booth at SoccerFest during select LA Galaxy home games. 

The Galaxy are back in action on Saturday, April 7 when they take on Sporting Kansas City at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in their first road game of the 2012 MLS season. That game kicks off at 1 p.m. (PT) and can be seen live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. They are back at home on Saturday, April 14 when they host the Portland Timbers at The Home Depot Center. That game, which is presented by Barry’s Tickets, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. (PT) and tickets are on sale now starting at just $30. For more information about this game or to purchase tickets for all Galaxy home games, please click here.

About Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 North America Airline Satisfaction StudiesSM. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at