Like delayed flights, middle seats and checked baggage fees, crying babies are just a part of flying. Parents have to fly, babies have to fly and, sometimes, babies have to cry. (Let’s be honest, after that delayed flight, middle seat, checked bag fee and a couple of non-complimentary alcoholic beverages, who doesn’t feel like crying?)

This week, JetBlue came up with an ingenious solution to turn crying babies into flying babies: for every cry heard during the flight from New York to Long Beach, California, the airline gave its passengers 25% off their next JetBlue flight.

Um. Is it illegal to pinch a baby?

Watch the video below while you debate the ethics of baby pinching.


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Mary Zakheim
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When she is not figuring out what the middle button on her headphones is for, explaining the difference between Washington State and Washington D.C., arriving to the airport too early or refusing to use the Oxford comma, you can usually find Mary in the mountains, at a show or on her couch. Mary is a content writer at Fareportal and likes annoying her coworkers with weird GIFs throughout the day.