French leisure airline Aigle Azur has operated its first long-haul flight, linking Paris Orly with Sao Paulo in Brazil. Throughout its 71-year history, Aigle Azur has focussed on short- and medium-haul routes. However, in December 2017 the French carrier ordered two Airbus A330-200s to branch out into long-haul. On July 5, Aigle Azur performed its inaugural commercial transatlantic flight with the first of its A330s, which was delivered two months ago. This kicks off the new 3X-weekly ...


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