Dhaka,jan.15 : The pregnant passenger, who was reportedly returning home after visiting her husband in Lebanon, experienced contractions mid-air and was assisted by cabin crew and passengers on board for the delivery.
A Bangladeshi national has reportedly given birth to a baby on board an Air Arabia flight from Lebanon, bound for Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.
Even as a response from the Sharjah-based Air Arabia is awaited, Bangla News has named the mother as Yesmin Akhter, 35, stating her baby was due mid-February but she went into labour one-and-a-half hours be4fore the aircraft’s scheduled landing.
Air Arabia officials at the Dhaka airport reportedly took the duo to a hospital upon landing. Both, the mother and her new-born are reportedly safe.The news quoted Air Arabia manager Harunur Rashid as saying their flight’s cabin crew, who performed the delivery, are trained to face such situations.