FRANCE: Freer Skies

Caviar and lobsters were eaten, artichokes and truffles were toyed with, champagne and liqueurs were sipped last week at Le Bourget, extensive Paris airport, when the first regularly operated commercial airplane from Berlin landed.

At Berlin the arrival of planes from Paris occasioned like gourmandising and potation. At these revels French and German airmen toasted one another upon the signing of the Franco-German air pact (TIME, May 17). Heretofore post-War animosity between France and Germany has made of the Franco-German frontier an invisible wall towering...

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