PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–An Arizona mom went to new heights to deliver her third child.

Christina Penton was enroute from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas on Saturday night when she started having contractions.

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The Spirit Airlines flight was promptly diverted to New Orleans, and a pediatrician and nurse on board helped deliver baby Christopher.

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On Tuesday,  Spirit Airlines gave the family gifts for the baby, plus a special present: free flights for Christopher and a guest to anywhere Spirit flies on or near his birthday for the next 21 years.

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