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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Keep the Sabbath, stay alive

An Orthodox Jewish travel agent's refusal to book a ticket for a Friday night flight for a customer saved the customer's life according to this report on Dan's Deals' web site (Hat Tip: Mrs. Carl).

The travel agent, an Orthodox Jew, proposed the following business class itinerary, slightly altering the Kuala Lumpur-Beijing flight from Saturday to Friday.

Andy loved the price, but again requested the Saturday morning flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing:

The travel agent responded that he would not be able to book travel for him over the Sabbath, but that he was free to book that flight by himself:
 What did Andy do? For the shocking conclusion, read the whole thing.

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