British Airways and American Airlines have teamed up to reunite a family members who spread across the globe.
The airlines flew four siblings from London, Madrid, Los Angeles and San Francisco to be with their parents in Chicago ahead of the holiday.
Stephanie, 31, Joe, 30, Caralyn, 28 and Stephen, 24, were able to head home to surprise their Father, Jan Mezyk, whose health is unfortunately deteriorating and is unable to travel.
Stephanie flew from Madrid with joint business partner Iberia, sister Caralyn joined them from London, brother Joe departed from Los Angeles, before youngest sibling Stephen joined them from San Francisco. All four siblings haven’t spent Thanksgiving together since 2004, when Stephen was just eight years old.
American Airlines and British Airways’ expert crew pulled out all the stops to get the Mezyk’s from all four destinations to the Windy City travelling in Club Europe with British Airways, and Flagship Business across the Atlantic and Domestic First in the U.S.
After surprising their parents at home, the extended family were served an exclusive Thanksgiving meal in their hometown at Bistronomic restaurant. A video, capturing the touching moment Dad, Jan and Mum, Katie, found out all their children were home together, is available to view here: