An Emirates plane was diverted to a Cyprus airport on Friday after a woman gave birth mid-flight.
“Emirates can confirm that a passenger travelling onboard Emirates flight EK075, gave birth en route from Dubai to Paris on May 12,” an airline spokesperson told Arabian Business.
They say great things come in small sizes. Well we received a sweet surprise today at #Larnaka #Airport. A baby delivered with an #A380! pic.twitter.com/5LJEqq4qQd— Cyprus Airports (@CyprusAeropolis) May 12, 2017
“We have supported the passenger during this period and her health and safety has of course been paramount. As a result, the flight was diverted to Larnaca International Airport. The aircraft was refuelled and re-departed for Paris with a delay of approximately five hours.”
The spokesperson added the wellbeing and safety of its passengers and crew were of the utmost importance to Emirates and will not be compromised.For all the latest transport news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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