Commentary: Six Lessons from the Flight that Wouldn’t End

Gen. Charles de Gaulle would not have been amused.

From everything I’ve ever read about him, the hero of France’s Second World War Resistance was incapable of embarrassment. But if he knew that the airport that now bears his name could be shut down by two inches of snow, I’m guessing he would be peeved.

Two inches of snow. Here in Canada, we have a name for that: early spring.

But in Paris last week, a light coating of ice and slush turned a 14-hour transit from Barcel

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