File of letters between John Swire & Sons, Bahama Airways and Bahama Islands Government relating to the Government's potential participation in the airline. Papers include financial estimates of liabilities; minutes of Bahama Airways Directors' meetings; reports on the future of the airline; Bahama Airways chairman's report given to Bahama Islands Government
Bahamas Airways Limited Government Correspondence
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/1/4/2/5
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSI 4/2/5
- Former ReferenceGB 102 COMP 99
- Dates of Creation1970
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Swire & Sons took a controlling interest of 85% in Bahamas Airways Ltd in 1968, taking control from the British Oversears Airways Corporation. The airline closed two years later in 1970 when Swire liquidated it following a lack of interest in investment from the government in the Bahamas, led by Pindling.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.
Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ