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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Omsk Goes Global

OMSK, Russia () -- Omsk airport in Western Siberia will get international status in August allowing foreign carriers to operate all types of aircraft, including long-range planes, airport chief executive Sergei Kruglov said.

"We have many requests from foreign airlines to start regular flights to Omsk and make stopovers between Europe and South East Asia," Kruglov said. He did not name the airlines.