Where's our porter, Mommy Katie Holmes and Suri lug their own bags as they jet back from Ohio on another commercial flight
15:22 GMT, 17 August 2012
She's the charmed daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who, until recently, knew the only way to fly was by private jet.
But it seems Suri Cruise's actress mom is making sure she gets familiar with a more ordinary way of travel.
The pair was seen arriving at a New York City airport today, swamped by bags, coats and carry-ons as they made their way through the terminal.
Heading home: Katie Holmes and daughter Suri
Cruise arrived to a New York City airport on Thursday after taking a
Katie, looking as though she had just woken up on the flight, swept her hair back into a messy ponytail as she juggled mounds of bags and other belongings, including a leopard print blanket.
The actress was dressed in striped
button down, worn open over a polka dot sweater, paired with skin-tight
denim jeans and low-heeled ankle boots – and with a Louis Vuitton logo bag slung over her shoulder.
Hands full: Suri was in head-to-toe pink and helped her mom juggle some of their belongings
Lookalikes: Suri and Katie pulled similar faces as they made their way through the terminal
Hold on! Suri clung to her mother and held a stuffed animal in the other hand
Suri, who reportedly took her first commercial flight just last month, wore head-to-toe red and pink and held her mom's hand as they made their way out.
According to People.com, the pair was arriving from Katie's hometown of Toledo, Ohio, where they are said to have enjoyed a 'low-key shopping trip' at the city's Westfield Franklin Park mall.
Katie and Suri were seen going into the Gap and stopping for pretzels, according to a source who works at the retail centre.
Mother and daughter are now based in the Big Apple, following Katie's shock divorce from Tom Cruise.
No private jet: Katie and Suri – without bodyguards in sight or the use of Tom Cruise's private jet – seemed perfectly at ease
Just another mother: Katie was seen guiding Suri along as she carried mounds of blankets and bags
Removal trucks were spotted yesterday
at the Bel Air mansion the pair shared when they were married –
reportedly to take her belongings to an undisclosed storage unit.
Holmes lodged the legal papers in
June, citing 'irreconcilable differences' for the split and requesting
sole legal custody and 'primary residential custody' of Suri.
The former couple released a joint statement last
month, saying: 'We are committed to working together as parents to
accomplish what is in our daughter Suri's best interests.
'We want to keep matters affecting
our family private and express our respect for each other's commitment
to each of our respective beliefs and support each other's roles as
Split: Katie Holmes, pictured with Tom Cruise at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 26, filed for divorce in June
Katie and Suri moved into a new apartment in Chelsea, New York as the pair reached a speedy divorce settlement.
The plush Seventh Avenue building has
a fitness center, valet services, an on-site Whole Foods, a concierge
service and a child's play room.
Other celebrities that live in the building include designer Marc Jacobs and N Sync singer Lance Bass.
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