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Lufthansa To Repair Airplanes In Bulgaria From October

The repair center for airplanes in Sofia will start working in October, announced Andreas Heizner, vice-president of “Lufthansa technique”, informed Darik radio.

The German giant received a certificate for a 1st class investor through its joint venture with 'Bulgarian aviation group”, “Lufthansa Technique-Sofia”. The first airplane to be repaired in Sofia is Airbus A 320 owned by Lufthansa. It will arrive on October, 27. Heitzner added that for “Lufthansa technique” as a world company the presence in Bulgaria through “Lufthansa technique – Sofia” is extremely important.

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The company for repairs and maintenance of airplanes will invest more than 16 M EUR in buildings and equipment on the territory of hangar 3 at Sofia airport.

The Bulgarian deputy minister of economy and energy Anna Yaneva handed in to Andreas Heitzner a certificate for a 1st class investor. The investment is highly technological and the employed people will be 360, explained Yaneva while handing in the certificate.

The company has already hired 160 highly qualified people to work in the center. “Lufthansa technique” is ready to accept airplanes of other aviation carriers.