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Road Warrior read-in for Monday

File photo: An American Airlines jet awaits departure as another is de-iced at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
Tim Boyle | Bloomberg | Getty Images
File photo: An American Airlines jet awaits departure as another is de-iced at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

Here's a quick hit of what Road Warrior editors are reading.

"Millions face Thanksgiving travel nightmare as deadly winter storm closes in" isn't really the headline you want to see Monday morning, but there you go. Seeking Alpha notes American Airlines is among the worst affected, along with Southwest, JetBlue and Delta.

(Read more: AAA: More Turkey Day travelers stay put)

After hitting two birds, a Virgin American flight made a safe landing at JFK Airport on Sunday, WABC reported.

Boeing on Saturday said its new General Electric-made 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner engines show a risk of icing, Reuters reported. Boeing urged 15 carriers to avoid flying the planes near high-level thunderstorms.

EasyJet pilots have gone on strike in France, disrupting flights, The Guardian reports.

(Read more: St. Regis wants all eyes on its $90 million makeover)

England is taking steps toward building a £42.6 billion rail line from London's Euston station to Birmingham, according to Buying Business Travel.

If cellphones ever get the OK for voice calls in flight, individuals airlines would decide if they want to open that Pandora's Box. USA Today surveyed some of the biggest, and found JetBlue and Southwest among those considering lifting the lid.

(Read more: These airlines allow electronic devices)

—By CNBC's Amy Langfield. Follow her on Twitter at @AmyLangfield.

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