Paris Orly-based long-haul, low-cost startup French Blue has taken delivery of its first aircraft, a new Airbus A330-300, and is aiming to launch operations on Sept. 10. The new-build aircraft, sporting French Blue’s blue and white livery, has been registered F-HPUJ. Photographs posted to French Blue’s Twitter account show its progress through Airbus’ Toulouse production line, as well as a video of the aircraft’s test flight on May 2. The A330 is configured with ...

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