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Wizz Air, Europe's fastest-growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, today announces it is launching flights to Budapest and Bucharest from Glasgow, which previously departed from Edinburgh.

The routes will take off from Glasgow in November and repleace the services fromEdinburgh the same week. There will be two flights per week for both destinations. This increases Wizz Air’s frequency from Glasgow Airport to 4 flights per week.

The new flights to Budapest and Bucharest will give Glasgow-based travellers the opportunity to explore the historical European cities just in time for sensational Christmas markets and festivities. The popular cities are perfect for all travellers, from couples to solo holidaymakers and families.

Marion Geoffroy, Managing Director of Wizz Air UK, said: “Budapest and Bucharest may sound similar in name, but they offer so many different, amazing activities for travellers wanting to explore more of what Europe has to offer. From incredible restaurants to the great outdoors, both locations have something for every kind of explorer. We’re pleased to continue to connect Glasgow to the rest of Europe and look forward to operating these flights from November as part of our new winter schedule.”

Matt Hazelwood, Chief Commercial Officer at AGS Airports, which owns Glasgow Airport, said:“Wizz Air’s return to Glasgow is fantastic news, offering two sensational destinations in Central and Eastern Europe. From this winter, Scottish travellers can jet away to Budapest and Bucharest, both flown twice weekly. Whether it’s sipping local Furmint wine on a Danube city cruise through Budapest or exploring the world’s heaviest building in Bucharest, both destinations will offer our passengers the perfect city break this winter.”