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Baby boy gets free airline tickets for life after being born on Jet Airways flight

By Mason White 5:27 PM June 22, 2017
Newborn baby (illustration)
Newborn baby (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) A boy will be able to travel the world for free his entire life thanks to being born on a Jet Airways flight.

On Sunday, a woman boarded a Jet Airways flight in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

While flying to Kochi, India, the woman went into labor.

Flight attendants and a paramedic who happened to be on board the flight, helped the woman deliver a healthy baby boy.

The captain of Flight 9W 569, diverted the flight to Mumbai, to get the woman and her baby to the Holy Spirit Hospital.

Jet Airways announced that in honor of being born 35,000 feet in the air, the baby boy will get free airline tickets for life.

The mother and baby are said to be in excellent condition.

Jet Airways confirmed that this was the first time a woman gave birth on board one of its aircraft.