This cartoon by Paul Thomas from The Daily Express relates to news that airlines are being urged to introduce adults-only flights, after a survey found that noisy children were passengers’ pet hate. Read more >>
A passenger is having his luggage checked by security officers before departure on an adults-only flight. The officer discovers a young boy hidden in the suitcase, and asks: "Did you pack this bag yourself?" (this is usually the question they ask when they find drugs or other suspicious items in someone's luggage). The passenger could be the boy's father, but his surprised expression suggests he is being used as a 'child mule' (which makes for a better joke).