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Liverpool Bicentenary
CORPORATE
Liverpool Bicentenary
To mark 200 years since the foundation in Liverpool of John Swire (later '& Sons'), 43 descendants of John Samuel Swire (and their partners) gathered in the city in April.
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Senior management appointments
CORPORATE
Senior management appointments
JB Rae-Smith will transfer to John Swire & Sons Limited to take up the role of Chief Executive Officer, Swire Oilfield Services, with effect from September.
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2015 Annual Results
CORPORATE
2015 Annual Results
See 2015 annual results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.
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First office tower opens in Miami
PROPERTY
First office tower opens in Miami
Swire Properties Inc. welcomed its first lead tenant into Three Brickell City Centre on 1st March.
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Dragonair rebrands as Cathay Dragon
AVIATION
Dragonair rebrands as Cathay Dragon
Cathay Pacific's wholly owned sister airline, Dragonair, is to be rebranded as Cathay Dragon; the award- winning regional carrier will remain a separate airline from Cathay Pacific, operating under its own license.
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HAECO launches Vector Y+ seat
AVIATION
HAECO launches Vector Y+ seat
HAECO Cabin Solutions, a division of HAECO Americas, has announced that Cathay Pacific Airways will become the launch customer for its new Vector Y+ economy class passenger seat.
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USA franchise territory expands
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
USA franchise territory expands
In April, Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced that it had agreed with The Coca-Cola Company to acquire additional franchise territory rights in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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USCS acquires facility
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
USCS acquires facility
United States Cold Storage completed the purchase of the warehouse and assets of CFC Logistics Inc., a cold storage and logistics business in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
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Swire Beverages achieves 2020 goal
BEVERAGES & FOOD CHAIN
Swire Beverages achieves 2020 goal
In partnership with the Coca-Cola System, Swire Beverages has met and exceeded its 2020 water replenishment goal in China, five years ahead of target.
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New ports of call
MARINE SERVICES
New ports of call
The China Navigation Company's Polynesia Line commenced direct calls into Nuku'alofa, the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga, in March.
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Volkswagen centre opens
TRADING & INDUSTRIAL
Volkswagen centre opens
Swire Motors and Volkswagen Group jointly launched the Volkswagen Puchong 4S Centre; it is the third Volkswagen technical service centre to open in Malaysia.
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Cath Kidston launches online store
TRADING & INDUSTRIAL
Cath Kidston launches online store
Cath Kidston Hong Kong has launched an online store, providing a convenient and comprehensive shopping experience for devotees of the British brand's 'Modern Vintage' range.
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Community Flight takes to the skies
IN THE COMMUNITY
Community Flight takes to the skies
On 17th January, Cathay Pacific Community Flight took 250 less-advantaged children and their families for a 90-minute trip over Hong Kong.
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SPO and CNCo support health centres in the Philippines
IN THE COMMUNITY
SPO and CNCo support health centres in the Philippines
Swire Pacific Offshore and The China Navigation Company celebrated the ground-breaking ceremonies of two health centres in Tacloban and Bantayan Island in the Philippines.
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Outstanding customer care
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Outstanding customer care
The outstanding services provided by Cathay Pacific and Dragonair have been recognised at the Customer Service Excellence Award 2015 organised by Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence.
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Awards for bottlers
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Awards for bottlers
Swire Coca-Cola Beverages Zhengzhou's bottling plants at Zhengzhou and Luohe were named “Water Saving Outstanding Enterprise” for the third consecutive year in the 2015 China Beverages Industry Association awards.
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Swire Travel scores a double win
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Swire Travel scores a double win
Swire Travel was named "Most Favourite Business Travel Agency" for the third consecutive year at the 2015 U Magazine Travel Awards in Hong Kong.
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