A baby was born inside an airport restroom Sunday. And the new mom named her little girl after the airport’s three-letter IATA and FAA code.
Plus, Delta reportedly asked an LAX-bound actor to get off his flight.
Those are some of the day’s travel-related headlines I thought you, too, may find interesting.
Baby Named After the Airport Where She Was Born
And here you thought you were an AvGeek.
Fox News reports that a Honduras-bound woman gave birth inside a Miami International Airport restroom. The new mom arrived from Chicago — and then had her baby inside a bathroom near gate D34.
The little girl’s name? Mia, after Miami International’s three-digit code, MIA.
The stork was cleared for arrival✈️ today for a special delivery. Meet Mia👶 who was born at the airport this afternoon with help from our Terminal Team, @MiamiDadeFire and @MiamiDadePD. pic.twitter.com/xphdA9nzXH
— Miami Int’l Airport (@iflymia) June 20, 2021
Isn’t “Mia” a gorgeous name? And thank goodness the tyke wasn’t born at some other destinations. That could’ve been awkward.
LAX-Bound Actor Kicked Off Delta Flight
Actor-producer-“occasional professional wrestler” Stephen Amell says he asked to leave his flight to LAX before it departed Austin on Monday.
“My wife and I got into an argument Monday afternoon on a Delta flight from Austin to LA,” Mr. Amell said on Twitter. “I was asked to lower my voice and I did. Approximately 10 minutes later I was asked to leave the flight. And I did so immediately. I was not forcibly removed.
“I rebooked myself on a Southwest flight 2 hours later and traveled home without any further issue. I let my emotions get the better of me, end of story. Must be a slow news cycle.”
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