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Flights to Romania to launch from Edinburgh

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Flights to Bucharest in Romania are to launch from Edinburgh later this year.

Wizz Air will begin operations this December, which will connect the capital to Romania and increasing flight options from Scotland to Poland and Hungary.

The low-cost operator will launch four routes to the European cities of Warsaw and Gdansk in Poland, Budapest in Hungary, and Bucharest in Romania.

All routes will be served by Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

Edinburgh Airport chief executive Gordon Dewar said: "We know there is a large Polish diaspora within our neighbouring communities in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife, but we also know people in Scotland have a thirst for travel so having Wizz onboard at Edinburgh is very exciting for us.

"Tourism plays such a crucial part in Scotland's economy and it's important that we look to broaden our horizons in the most sustainable way possible and demonstrate the fantastic offering that our country has."

Wizz Air UK managing director Owain Jones said: "We're delighted to announce even more opportunities for our Scottish customers to experience Wizz Air's low-fares on new routes connecting Edinburgh with some of central and eastern Europe's most dynamic cities."

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