A Canadian airline is to introduce twice-weekly flights from Glasgow to Toronto later this year.

Glaswegians hoping to travel to Ontario's capital will be able to choose from two new weekly direct flights from Air Transat.

The airline's winter programme will be effective from November 1, and will offer the services to Glasgow Airport all year-round as part of its continuing development of services to Europe.

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It was recently named the World's Best Leisure Airline for the second year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, and carries some five million passengers every year.

They offer more than 100 direct and connecting services each week from London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Quebec City.