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Lufthansa Technik Switzerland to close 
- Some staff will be taken on at SWISS 
Lufthansa Technik Switzerland (LTSW) in Basel has been unable to 
sustain its operations and will be closing its two Line Maintenance 
and Logistics Services businesses on 30 April 2013. 
This plant closure will lead to 31 redundancies. Another 29 employees
will have the opportunity to stay on as employees of SWISS at the 
Basel site. 
Explaining the circumstances, Rainer Lindau, CEO of Lufthansa Technik
Switzerland, said: "Due to the fall in demand and the associated 
decline in our customer base, closing the facility was sadly 
unavoidable. In particular, it goes without saying that we regret the
associated consequences for our employees and we are making every 
effort to support them where possible. However, thanks to our 
agreement with SWISS we have succeeded in finding alternative direct 
employment in the same field of activity for almost half of the 
Lufthansa Technik:
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and about
26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading 
manufacturer-independent providers of services for the aviation 
industry. Lufthansa Technik is licensed internationally as a repair, 
production and development enterprise. The Group's portfolio 
encompasses the entire spectrum of services in the areas of 
maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines 
and components. 
Lufthansa Technik AG
Corporate Communications
Weg beim Jaeger 193
22335 Hamburg, Germany
Phone +49-40-5070-3667
Fax +49-40-5070-8534
Corporate Headquarters: 
Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg
Amtsgericht Hamburg HRB 56865
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: 
Dr. Christoph Franz
Executive Board: 
August Wilhelm Henningsen (Chairman) 
Dr. Peter Jansen 
Dr. Johannes Bussmann 
Dr. Thomas Stueger 
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