Establishment of Cathay Pacific Agreements

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Correspondence and agreements relating to the establishment of Cathay Pacific. The papers include correspondence between Jock Swire, Charles Collingwood Roberts and Ivan Holyman, managing director of Australian National Airways as well as:

Signed Basis of Agreement for the purchase of Cathy Pacific, 5th May 1948

Minute of Amendments to 'Basis of Agreement', 1st June 1948

Final Purchase Agreement, 14th July 1948

General Agents Agreement between Cathay Pacific and John Swire & Sons, March 1949

The papers also include copies of Board minutes for the newly established Cathay Pacific Airways for April 1949, March 1953

Conditions Governing Access


Archivist's Note


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