Delta has canceled hundreds of Thanksgiving flights, a new glass-domed train is in the works and more

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Delta Air Lines canceling hundreds of flights over Thanksgiving holiday

As of noon ET on Thanksgiving day alone, Delta canceled 263 flights. The airline canceled 96 flights on Wednesday, Nov. 25, another 85 flights canceled Friday, and another 25 on Saturday.

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New glass-domed train in the works for Colorado to Utah Rockies route

Rocky Mountaineer plans to launch a new route from Denver to Moab beginning August 2021. The route, named Rockies to the Red Rocks, will be two days with one night in a hotel in Glenwood Springs.

Time is luxury: Why all high-end hotels should follow The Peninsula in eliminating check-in/out times

Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, Peninsula Hotels will eliminate rigid check-in and check-out times.

American Airlines exec details the future of the carrier’s swankiest jet

With ten seats in first, 20 in biz, 36 in extra-legroom coach and 36 in standard economy, the 102-seater A321T is the swankiest in the fleet.

Related: American Airlines exits 3 US cities, blames coronavirus and lack of additional federal aid

Singapore to New York: How pilots fly this epic 18-hour journey

The flight between Singapore to New York is a monster. As a result, some serious thought goes into all elements of the flight.

What I learned on my RV trip from hell, and why it was still fun

Over the course of 96 hours, TPG Engagement Editor Richard Kerr’s new RV sprung a roof leak, his son fell off a campground playground breaking his arm and Kerr’s brand new 2020 Ram 1500 truck was hit while it was parked in his campsite. Here’s why he can’t wait to go camping again.

It’s official: You’ll now be able to test out of the UK’s mandatory 14-day quarantine

As of Dec. 15, arrivals from non-travel corridor countries can choose to have their quarantine period slashed from 14 days to five days as part of what is being billed as the “Test to release for international travel” strategy — a development of the Global Travel Taskforce.

Four Seasons unveils 2022 private-jet itineraries aboard custom Airbus A321LR

Four Seasons private jet experiences are back with a limited number of exclusive itineraries that whisk deep-pocketed travelers to multiple properties across the globe.

By the numbers: These are the busiest airports in America this Thanksgiving

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) will continue to hold the title for the nation’s busiest airport, but the runners-up are much more surprising.

This international travel necessity is the secret to a better domestic flight

Even if you’re keeping your passport in the safe this year, there’s one international travel necessity you shouldn’t forget to pack. And that’s an international power converter. Here’s why.

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