Bellyache


  • The next level of terrorist threat – the mammary bomber!

    A mother of two was recently “humiliated” after being forced by Heathrow Airport security to toss almost 15 litres of breast milk. Jessica Coakley Martinez hit out at the UK’s biggest airport in an open letter published on Facebook,...... Read More
  • Cue public address system

    ‘Attention please, will the owner of three B747s please return to information counter to reclaim your misplaced freighters. Thank you.’ We really don’t know where to begin on this little news item that seems to be so curiously absurd...... Read More
  • Belly Ache

    In this issue of Belly Ache... Smoushonds, Payload Asia editor, old Dutch dogs and pirates, as well as Katy Perry playing peek-a-boo in Dubai.... Read More
  • 21 O’Leary-isms*

    The Belly Achers are … proud… well something like that, to bring the result of a late night conversation in far away place – and no, this isn’t about pillow talk – with one of the Belly Achers’ favourite drinking buddies, err, ummh,...... Read More
  • Dumb, dumber and dumbest

    Before we start, we would like to sincerely apologise to the ‘big two’ aircraft manufacturers for featuring the Facebook posts of two intellectually challenged ‘experts’ discussing the merits of Airbus vs Boeing in the aircraft stability (otherwise known as the ‘shake-shake’ department), cockpit computerisation and aircraft safety! We...... Read More
  • Armed and no cross check!

    Recently a news item crossed our path and piqued our curiosity. It seems a little blunder by cleaning staff triggered an emergency slide of a Cathay Pacific B777 to inflate, delaying 277 travellers bound for Chicago recently.... Read More
  • Memories of Munich!

    Achers came across these photos from the recent Air Cargo Europe event in Munich – you know, the place where beer is almost the same price as bottled water but tastes 1,000 times better! And it has a tonne...... Read More
  • Tickets to heaven!

    Tickets to heaven! Here’s a story that had the Belly Achers practically rolling on the floor! It is a quirky tale and while quite unbelievable, it was picked up by major news outlets all over the world and of...... Read More