In August of 1986, a Jordanian woman aboard an Alia Airlines flight from Chicago to Vienna gave birth to a baby girl.
Hafez Mahmoud named her baby girl Wafa, “after a stewardess who tended them.”
A spokesman said that the baby could fly free with Alia for the rest of her life, as she was born on an Alia plane, but added: “We don’t like to encourage this.”
(Later in the year, Alia–named for the eldest daughter of King Hussein–changed its name to Royal Jordanian.)
Source: “Baby born aboard Jordanian jet.” Vindicator [Youngstown, OH] 8 Aug. 1986: 9.