Usually, most parents are worried about how to handle their little ones on flights, and come prepared so that their babies don’t cry a lot on flights. But this Mother’s Day, moms wanted their babies to cry, thanks to an interesting offer by the airlines JetBlue that rewarded moms every time a baby cried.
In honor of Mother’s Day, JetBlue is celebrating its tiniest passengers and the patient moms that come with them. Last Sunday, the airline launched the first ever “FlyBabies” flight, wherein fliers would receive 25 percent off of their next ticket every time a baby cried.
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On the flight from New York to Long Beach, California, there were several fussy babies, but their crying soon turned into a reason for applause when the flight attendant made a surprising announcement.
“We all know when we’re flying with babies and they cry on the plane it can be hard on all of us. This will be the very first flight where crying babies is a good thing. Every time a baby on this plane cries, you will received 25 percent off your next JetBlue flight,” said the cabin crew.
JetBlue launched their FlyBabies campaign on the eve of ‘Mothers Day’ and asked fellow travelers to think twice before giving the occasional side-eye.
Take a look at the the video. Wow, it means four cries equals a free round-trip ticket!