Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yugozapaden; Sofia
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.2 - Support activities for transportation

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 September 2011
Employment effect (start)
13 September 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012


Lufthansa Technik Sofia is expanding its aircraft maintenance capacity with a new 2-bays construction in Sofia involving the creation of 350 new jobs. Additionally, a separate Light Weight Hangar will be constructed and used for line maintenance operations and lighter checks. In the presence of the Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, representatives of Lufthansa Technik AG and Bulgarian Aviation Group, the two joint venture partners of Lufthansa Technik Sofia, confirmed the roughly 15 million Euro investment on 13th of September. The official signing ceremony took place at the Lufthansa Technik Sofia facility at the international airport of Bulgaria's capital. With the new capacity the number of employees will increase by more than 150 people to about 500 by the end of 2012. "Lufthansa Technik Sofia" is the Bulgarian subsidiary of the world leader in aircraft maintenance and repair, Lufthansa Technik AG.


  • 13 September 2011: bnews
  • 13 September 2011: news.bg


Eurofound (2011), Lufthansa Technik Sofia, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 72463, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72463.