AN airline has launched two new routes from a Scottish airport to popular holiday destinations.

EasyJet has added flights to Enfidha in Tunisia and Larnaca, a port city in Cyprus, from Glasgow Airport.

Flights to Enfidha are scheduled to launch from May 2 with twice weekly departures on Thursdays and Sundays throughout the year.

The airline said: “With sun all year round and incredible value, Tunisia is a fantastic destination for holidaymakers looking to relax, and easyJet holidays offer a huge range of stunning resorts in the North African hotspot.”

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Meanwhile, the flights to Larnaca are scheduled to launch on May 4 with twice weekly departures throughout the summer on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

A statement from the airline added: “This means there will be even more choices available for Scottish customers when planning their summer getaways, whether they wish to relax by crystal clear beaches or travel to some of Europe’s most charming cities.”

Ali Gayward, easyJet's UK country manager, said: "We are delighted to be launching two new routes and holidays from Glasgow to Tunisia’s beach town Enfidha and Cyprus’ port city Larnaca, and taking our network from strength to strength so that we can provide even more great-value choice for our customers in Scotland when booking their next summer holiday."

Christopher Tibbett, head of airline relations and marketing for Glasgow Airport, said: "The introduction of easyJet services to the beautiful Cypriot resort of Larnaca and Enfidha, a gateway to Tunisia’s Sousse and Hammamet resorts, is fantastic news.

"Both destinations are incredibly popular with sun seekers and sightseers alike and these new services will deliver even greater choice and flexibility for our customers."