Spirit Airlines aircraft Spirit Airlines 

Spirit Airlines Flight diverted after woman gives birth midair

On June 22th, a flight of Spirit Airlines was diverted to New Orleans due to the birth of a baby on board. Cristina Penton boarded Flight 971 from  Fort Lauderdale to Dallas with her 11- and 12-year-old kids. The woman, 36 weeks pregnant alerted the flight attendants when the contractions started and they went into action with the help of a pediatrician and nurse that were also on the aircraft. “A baby being born during a flight is very rare, but our flight attendants are trained to handle medical emergencies in flight and…

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Baby born on flight and gets free plane tickets for life

The Indian airline Jet Airways said it will give free flight tickets for life to a boy who was born on a flight of the company between Saudi Arabia and India. The mother went into labor prematurely when the flight 9W 569 of Jet Airways was at an altitude of 35,000 feet in its route from Dammam to Kochi at 2:55 a.m. on Sunday morning. Members of the flight crew helped deliver the baby alongside a nurse traveling to Kerala, Mini Wilson, who was among the 162 passengers on board. The crew declared…

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