EasyJet has today announced a major new route from Glasgow airport. 

A new route has launched from Glasgow Airport to Lisbon in Portugal. 

The newly-created flights are scheduled to launch on June 2, with twice-weekly departures on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Flights from Edinburgh to Santorini and Antalya have also been created and will launch in June, with weekly departures throughout the summer season. 

Glasgow Times:

The new flights are among 11 new routes that easyJet has added to its UK network for summer 2023 today, which include Italy, France, The Netherlands, and the Greek Islands as well as Turkey. 

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All flights on these new routes have gone on sale today and will start from £39.99.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, said: "We are delighted to be launching even more new routes from Scotland so that we can provide our customers with an even wider range of fantastic beach and city routes across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East to explore and enjoy.

"We remain committed to strengthening our unrivalled short-haul network and providing affordable and convenient connections for our customers across Scotland, all with great value fares and the warm welcome that our crew are famous for."

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Kate Sherry, aviation director at Edinburgh Airport, added: "A new year always brings new routes, and January is the perfect time to start thinking and get excited about that sunshine holiday later in the year.

"It’s great to see easyJet adding Antalya and Santorini to its already extensive selection at Edinburgh, and we hope the thought of a summer getaway to these fantastic destinations will provide some excitement to our passengers."

Christopher Tibbett, group head of airline relations and marketing at AGS Airports, said: "This announcement from easyJet is tremendous news as Lisbon is a fantastic city and I’m certain it will be a very popular destination with our passengers when the route launches in June."

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