Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yugozapaden; Sofia (stolitsa)
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.23 - Service activities incidental to air transportation

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 October 2012
Employment effect (start)
31 May 2012
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012


A new Lufthansa Technik facility was inaugurated at Sofia International Airport, and is expected to provide work for 600 new employees.

Lufthansa Technik Sofia, which is a joint venture between the German firm Lufthansa Technik AG and the Bulgarian Aviation Group, has doubled its operations in Sofia in recent years. According to reports, the new facility is one of the largest in Europe, with the capacity to repair 6 aircrafts simultaneously and it will perform about 60 repairs per year.

Lufthansa Technik AG, a German firm currently operates 30 subsidiaries around the world, 19 of which in Europe. 


  • 28 October 2012: Novinar


Eurofound (2012), Lufthansa Technik Sofia, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 74390, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74390.