Baby born on EgyptAir flight given free air travel for life

Baby born on EgyptAir flight given free air travel for life

- A woman identified as Hiyam Nasr Naji Daaban realised she was going into labour and the plane she was travellingon was forced to perform an emergency landing

- Nasr was lucky as she delivered with the help of a doctor who happened to be on board

- In a tweet, EgyptAir announced that the newborn had been granted a free lifetime travel ticket

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A baby girl who was born while airborne is very lucky as she has been given free flights for life.

The EgyptAir flight, which had been headed to London from Cairo, had to do an emergency landing when Hiyam Nasr Naji Daaban realised she was going into labour.

According to The Independent, Nasr is a Yemen passenger and when she went into labour, the pilot diverted the service to Munich, Germany in hopes that she could reach the hospital in time.

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Even with all the efforts the pilot made, the lady did not reach the hospital as she delivered a baby girl before the plane landed.

Nasr was lucky as she delivered with the help of a doctor who happened to be on board.

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Baby born on EgyptAir flight given free air travel for life

Baby born on EgyptAir flight given free air travel for life. Photo: EgyptAir.
Source: Twitter

In a tweet seen by Briefly.co.za, the pilot, Rushdi Zakaria congratulated the patient and granted the newborn a free lifetime travel ticket.

"The pilot, Rushdi Zakaria, Chairman of the Holding Company for Egypt, congratulated the passenger Hiyam Nasr Naji Daaban, a Yemeni national, for her safety and granting her newborn a free lifetime travel ticket, which she gave birth on board the plane during the Egypt Air flight yesterday from Cairo to London," read the tweet by EgyptAir.

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Chairman of the Board of Directors of Misr Aviation Company announced that they presented the newborn with a souvenir to celebrate with her family.

"It is our pleasure to receive a new customer to Egypt to fly to the world onboard our plane and we are also pleased to present her with a souvenir to celebrate with her family and to give her a free ticket for life on Munich flights," read the tweet.

Meanwhile, ageing tycoon Chris Kirubi who lives a secluded and peaceful life welcomed comedic genius, Churchill, to his home and no words could do justice to the magnificent abode.

Kirubi, who never shies away from spending his hard-earned billions, proved he is a man with taste.

The entrepreneur's lawn was professionally manicured and his compound was filled with songs and chirps from birds that hid in the background.

His house stood tall and majestically as it boasted of around three sturdy storeys. At the front was a uniquely designed swimming pool that swirled around his verandah.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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