A leading complaint among frequent fliers, up there with shrinking legrooms and sick neighbors, is too many bawling babies on the plane.
But JetBlue passengers on their way to Fort Lauderdale Friday night had a baby on the plane when they landed than when they took off.
Crew and medical professionals on board helped a mother deliver the airline's "youngest customer to date" on a two-hour and 50-minute flight.
Flight 1954 departed from San Juan, Puerto Rico and landed in Fort Lauderdale before 11.30 am On Friday, a JetBlue spokesman wrote in a statement to the Miami Herald.
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Medical personnel met the plane at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and checked out mother and baby while passengers watched and filmed bumps.
A crew member shared photos from his unlikely day at work on Facebook, and wrote "First baby I know of born on our plane."
"We would like to thank the crew and medical professionals on board for their swift action under pressure, and wish the new mother and son the very best," spokeswoman said. "Flight 1954 was operated on aircraft N523JB, accidentally called" Born To Be Blue . ""
JetBlue announced on Twitter that it would repeat the name of the aircraft after the baby – with its mother's approval. The spokesman said in an email that Friday's airborne birth was "a first for JetBlue, So our teams have discussed some ideas. "
" With Mom it's okay, we would like to rename "Born To Be Blue" for our newest baby blue and our youngest customer ever. More baby shower gifts are coming! "The company wrote on Twitter.
Such gifts are not unusual for babies born on strange, Corporate Places
In 2017, Spirit Airlines married a baby born on a Fort Lauderdale-to-Dallas airline free flight on his life anniversary.
In July 2018, a baby girl born in a Texas Chik file received A-bath free food for life and a guaranteed job when she was 14.
Less than a week later, a Georgia Six Flags received a newborn baby to their park with free Diamond Elite membership for life.