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First baby born on Jet Airways gets free air tickets for life
It is one of those incidents which you wish would never have happened, but then, in the words of William Shakespeare, all's well that ends well.

A baby boy (a born frequent flyer), was born on Sunday at about thirty five thousand feet above the mean sea level on a Jet Airways plane. The flight was en route to Kochi from Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

And now, the new born baby has received free lifetime pass from jet airways as his first birthday gift, since he's the first baby born in a Jet Airways flight.

While it may be a bit awkward for any family to get their baby delivered on a plane mid-air, it came with some perks and you couldn't agree more that the first birthday gift by the airline to the baby was a real good one.

The Jet Airways flight 9W 569 took off from Dammam and was headed towards Kochi at 2.55 am. The expectant mother who was travelling onboard supposedly went into a premature labour as a result of which the crew declared a medical emergency. The flight was then diverted to Mumbai instead of its normal destination.

The Boeing 737 with a hundred and sixty two passengers on board was still over the Arabian Sea when the emergency broke out. The cabin crew then requested on the public announcement system of the plane for a doctor to come forward. After the announcement, a female nurse travelling to Kerala, named Wilson, volunteered to help deliver the child along with the airline staff. The cabin crew, accompanied by the trained paramedic on board, provided medical assistance to the expectant mother.

"Jet Airways is pleased to announce the successful birth of a baby boy on board its flight 9W 569 from Dammam to Cochin of June 18, 2017. The Boeing 737 with 162 guests was diverted to Mumbai as one of the guests went into premature labour," said an official statement from the airline.

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