Private Jet Charter Home for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is something of a mass homecoming for Americans. Whether children have grown up and moved across the country or just to the next town, many spend the days before the holiday travelling to the place they once called home.
Thanksgiving, which falls on 24th November this year, honors the harvest feast that was shared between the early settlers and the Wampanoag Indians in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Now, the holiday centers around a plentiful meal shared with family and friends to remind us of all we have to be thankful for. A traditional Thanksgiving feast includes a roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. There are endless variations, and many Americans enjoy searching for new recipes to put a new twist on the old favorites.
In addition to the feast, a few traditions have become just as synonymous with Thanksgiving as a roasted turkey. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City attracts roughly three million spectators and is broadcasted to an audience of 50 million viewers at home. While the turkey is in the oven, families and friends gather in the living room to watch the other big broadcast of the day: American football. Since the 1970s, the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys each host a game on Thanksgiving Day.
One of the less-beloved traditions, however, is making the trip home. In 2015, AAA estimated that 46.9 million Americans planned to travel for Thanksgiving. The bulk of this number represents those travelling by car, but millions also take to the skies. The crush of crowds at the commercial airports is a familiar holiday stressor. Ticket prices are high, ideal flight times sell out, and delays are common.
If you’d rather not risk missing precious time with your friends and family, there is a better way to travel. Chartering a private jet cuts out the chaos of the crowded airport and saves you from commercial delays. And when you arrive, you can choose to land at the smaller private airport closer to your destination so you can be at your mom’s doorstep in no time. Allow Air Charter Service to organize your private jet charter to wherever you call home.