Flags and other funny ways around the 24-hour rule

To get an idea how much airlines hate, hate, hate the 24-hour rule, consider the unbelievable case of Michael Kalman’s recent attempted ticket purchase on XL Airways.
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The one rule your airline hates the most

If there’s one regulation that airlines hate more than anything, it’s the 24-hour rule.
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What are the little secrets your airline keeps?

How often is your no-name regional airline late? How many bags does your “ultra” low-cost carrier lose?
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Is your travel agent biased?

Ever wondered if you’re getting the lowest airfare or the best possible routing when you buy a plane ticket? Of course you have.
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They’ve redefined an airline ticket – it’s time to fix that

OK, here’s an easy question: What’s an airline ticket?
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