Lufthansa Technik (LHT) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico announced Thursday an agreement to create an MRO facility in Puerto Rico, which will service short- and medium-haul aircraft. The new company, Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico (LTPR), will be based at Rafael Hernández International Airport in Aguadilla, a former US Air Force base. Construction is expected to begin in the next three months. LHT said the company will employ up to 400 workers and run five overhaul lines. Initially ...

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