Top ten destinations that you can now fly to from Scotland this summer

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Glasgow and Edinburgh airports have added new flight routes just in time for travellers looking for some summer sun

Edinburgh

Picture: Jet2 is one of the airlines who have launched new routes from Scotland this summer, supplied

Picture: Jet2 is one of the airlines who have launched new routes from Scotland this summer, supplied

The capital has announced 19 new routes, from city breaks to beach destinations within Europe and beyond

Top of the picks from these are:

Beijing, from £261

Announced in March this year, this route offers travellers a chance to fly direct from Edinburgh to China’s capital with Hainan Airlines. Available from June this year, Beijing is one of the six ancient cities in China, with seven UNESCO World Heritage sites to visit, including the gateway to the Great Wall.

Glasgow Airport has announced new flight routes for this summer, Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow Airport has announced new flight routes for this summer, Picture: John Devlin

Antalya, from £68

Discover the most popular part of Turkey’s coast with a trip to Antalya, which is available to book now.

This break will offers travellers both history and relaxation with guaranteed sunshine

Florence, from £74

Treat yourself to a weekend away in the capital of Tuscany, Florence, flights to Florence are available to book from this month.

Ideal for those who love art, culture and history, the city is also home to some amazing food and drink – as you’d expect from an Italian destination.

Kos, from £69

Another Greek destination for those looking for sunshine, Kos is ideal for a total escape this summer with flights available now.

One of the larger Greek islands, Kos is known for its resorts and stunning beaches plus there’s plenty of hidden treasures waiting to be found.

Washington D.C, from £299

Explore American’s capital and find out more about some of the most recognisable buildings and landmarks on a city break to Washington, which is available to book from this month.

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Glasgow

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Bodrum, from £118

Built on the ruins of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, Bodrum offers beautiful beaches alongside this fascinating history.

There’s one flight a week from Glasgow, available to book now, making this an ideal summer destination.

Guernsey, from £150

Fancy a weekend escape? From this month, Loganair will fly a weekend summer service from Glasgow to Guernsey, the second biggest of the Channel Islands.

Tunisia, from £329

Thomas Cook is now flying direct from Glasgow to Enfidha in Tunisia. Situated at the Gulf of Hammamet, this beautiful coastline boasts some amazing holiday resorts.

Munich, from £188

Enjoy a city break in the Bavarian capital, which boasts palaces, galleries and of course a beer hall or two.

Flights to Munich direct from Glasgow are now available to book.

Kefalonia, from £60

Famous for the film adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Kefalonia is home to amazing beaches and a lovely Mediterranean climate.

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