Lufthansa Technik is expanding capacity in European countries with lower labor costs and plans to perform its first D check on an A321 at its new Sofia facility in November. LHT Sofia will open formally on Oct. 28, employ 258 and feature a two-bay, 6,000-sq.-m. hangar. LHT has invested €20 million in the facility along with partner Bulgarian Aviation Group. Sofia will join LHT sites in Germany, Ireland, Hungary and Malta in performing single-aisle MRO. Meanhile, LHT Malta is planning ...

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