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Wizz Air plans new Glasgow to Vilnius route

Vilnius, Lithuania
Image caption The service to Vilnius in Lithuania will begin in September

Wizz Air has announced plans to launch direct flights between Glasgow and the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius for the first time.

The budget airline will begin operating the year-round, twice-weekly service on 16 September.

The move brings brings the total number of destinations served by Wizz Air from Glasgow to seven.

It already operates services to the Polish cities of Warsaw, Poznan, Katowice and Gdansk.

Wizz Air also recently announced plans to add direct flights to Budapest in Hungary and the Polish city of Lublin from the Scottish city.

Glasgow Airport business development manager Paul White said: "This is yet further good news from Wizz Air which has gone from strength-to-strength since its arrival at Glasgow Airport two years ago.

"It has continued to respond to demand by adding direct flights to popular European destinations and the new Vilnius service will no doubt prove extremely popular with both Lithuanian and Scottish passengers."

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