saudi flight airborneA Saudi airlines flight made an emergency landing after a pregnant woman started getting labor pains.

The Saudi carrier was heading from Jeddah to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when it made the unplanned stop in the kingdom itself.

According to local media reports, Saudi airlines officials said that the captain of the flight requested an emergency landing at Jazan international airport in the southern part of Saudi Arabia. The flight resumed its journey once the woman was taken to Jazan General Hospital.