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Swire is a major player in the global aviation industry, with interests ranging from airlines to aircraft engineering and flight catering.

Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong's home carrier, is a leading international airline. Cathay Pacific also owns 18.13% of Air China Limited, the national flag carrier of China. HK Express is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. Air Hong Kong operates express cargo services to major Asian cities on behalf of DHL. Cathay Pacific’s cargo joint venture, Air China Cargo, operates air cargo services to 9 cities in the Chinese mainland and 11 other cities worldwide.

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (HAECO) is one of the world’s leading independent aircraft engineering groups. Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) operates the principal flight kitchen in Hong Kong, as well as flight kitchens in the Philippines, Taiwan region and Canada.

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Airlines
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
Cathay Pacific Airways is Hong Kong’s home carrier
Cathay Pacific has a wide selection of food and drink available onboard
Hong Kong International Airport is home to some of Cathay Pacific's most beautiful and award-winning lounges

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong's home carrier, is a leading international airline, operating one of the most modern fleets in the skies. The airline has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its products and services.

The company was founded in Hong Kong in 1946, and remains deeply committed to its home base. It has made substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world's leading aviation hubs.

Cathay Pacific is a member of the oneworld global alliance, which has a combined network serving more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. The airline is also part of Asia Miles, Asia's leading travel rewards programme.

Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (HK Express)
HK Express is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific and the only home-based low-cost carrier in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (HK Express)

HK Express, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, is Hong Kong’s only low-cost carrier. The airline currently operates a fleet of 24 modern Airbus A320, A320-neo and A321.

AHK Air Hong Kong Limited (Air Hong Kong)
The Cathay Pacific group wholly owns Air Hong Kong, an all cargo airline

AHK Air Hong Kong Limited (Air Hong Kong)

Air Hong Kong, a Hong Kong-based all-cargo carrier offering express cargo services for DHL Express, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific currently operating 9 freighters.

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Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO)
Established in Hong Kong in 1950, HAECO is one of the world’s leading independent aircraft engineering and maintenance groups
HAECO offers a comprehensive range of airframe, cabin, component and engine services
HAECO provides airlines with dedicated one-stop services and solutions that can support aircraft throughout their entire life cycle

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO)

HAECO group is a global leader in aircraft engineering services. The group maintains significant business interests in the Chinese mainland through Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO Xiamen) and in the United States through HAECO Americas.

The HAECO group offers a full spectrum of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services, including airframe services, line services, component services, engine services, inventory technical management, fleet technical management, cabin integration and reconfiguration services and interior products, private jet solutions, freighter conversion, parts manufacturing and technical training.

The HAECO group employs around 17,000 staff, of whom 6,000 are based in Hong Kong. The company was founded in 1950, following a merger between Swire's Pacific Air Maintenance & Supply Company (established in 1947) and Jardine Air Maintenance Company.

HAECO Americas
Through four locations across the United States, HAECO Americas offers comprehensive single-source solutions for aircraft engineering, interiors and maintenance

HAECO Americas

HAECO Americas is part of the HAECO Group. Based in the USA, the company is a leading provider of MRO services, supporting global aircraft operators and owners with a comprehensive range of services, including airframe services from two multi-hangar locations. The company's Cabin Solutions division offers comprehensive cabin interior products and engineering services, including the manufacture of aircraft stowage, lavatory and galley products, as well as the Vector™ platform of aircraft seating.

Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO Xiamen)
Founded in 1993, HAECO Xiamen is one of Asia Pacific’s foremost Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul service providers
HAECO Xiamen operates its own certified aviation parts manufacturing and testing facilities

Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO Xiamen)

Established in 1993, HAECO Xiamen is 58.55% owned by HAECO and is a leading MRO service provider in the Asia Pacific region. The company offers a full range of airframe services, including airframe maintenance, modification, cabin reconfiguration, passenger-to-freighter conversion, and line services at key airports in the Chinese mainland. HAECO Xiamen is also home to the HAECO group's private jet Cabin Completion Centre – Asia's first facility approved by Airbus and licensed by Boeing to provide one-stop design engineering, certification and cabin completion for private jets.

As a one-stop MRO service provider, HAECO Xiamen operates its own certified aviation parts manufacturing and testing facilities. The company also operates a training and licence examination centre that caters to the technical and non-technical training needs of the MRO industry throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL)
HAESL specialises in the maintenance and modification of Rolls-Royce RB211, Trent and Trent XWB series of engines and their components

Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL)

HAESL provides repair and overhaul services for Rolls-Royce engines and their components, serving airlines in the HKSAR, the Chinese mainland, the Middle East and elsewhere. The company is a joint venture between HAECO (50%) and Rolls-Royce (50%). Located in Tseung Kwan O, in Hong Kong's New Territories, HAESL operates from an advanced facility with capacity to handle 300 engines per year. It is equipped with one of the largest test cells in Asia, capable of testing engines generating up to 130,000 pounds of thrust. HAESL is one of only a few engine MROs that have the capability to overhaul Trent XWB engines.

Taikoo Engine Services (Xiamen) Company Limited (TEXL)
TEXL specialises in full overhaul, engine test and component repair services for GE90 series engines

Taikoo Engine Services (Xiamen) Company Limited (TEXL)

TEXL repairs and overhauls General Electric engines and engine components in Xiamen in the Chinese mainland. It has a service agreement with General Electric under which it provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services for GE90-110B and GE90-115B engines. The company is majority-owned by HAECO (67.58%), while HAECO Xiamen and Cathay Pacific Airways own 9.01% and 9% shareholdings respectively.

HAECO ITM Limited

HAECO ITM Limited

This company is a joint venture between HAECO (70%) and Cathay Pacific Airways (30%). Based in Hong Kong, it primarily offers provision and pool management of components, inventory management of components, repair and overhaul, supply chain management, and 24/7 aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support, for Cathay Pacific Airways, Cathay Dragon and other airlines.

Taikoo (Xiamen) Landing Gear Services Company Limited (HAECO Landing Gear Services)

Taikoo (Xiamen) Landing Gear Services Company Limited (HAECO Landing Gear Services)

Formed in 2007, the company is 86.53% owned by HAECO and is the only Boeing-approved landing gear service provider in the Chinese mainland.

HAECO Component Overhaul (Xiamen) Limited
HAECO Component Overhaul provides best-in-class repair solutions for customers

HAECO Component Overhaul (Xiamen) Limited

Established in 2014, the company operates a component maintenance, repair and overhaul workshop in Xiamen for hydraulic, mechanical, avionic and pneumatic systems across the Airbus and Boeing commercial aircraft fleets. Its operations dovetail with the HAECO group's component workshops in Hong Kong to enhance component support provided to the group's airframe and line maintenance customers around the Asia Pacific region. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of HAECO.

Shanghai Taikoo Aircraft Engineering Services Company Limited (HAECO Shanghai)

Shanghai Taikoo Aircraft Engineering Services Company Limited
(HAECO Shanghai)

This company is a joint venture between HAECO, HAECO Xiamen and Shanghai Foreign Aviation Service Corporation. It provides line services in Shanghai and Nanjing.

Goodrich Asia-Pacific Limited

Goodrich Asia-Pacific Limited

HAECO has a 49% shareholding in this company, which refurbishes carbon brakes and wheel hubs in Hong Kong.

HAECO Composite Structures (Jinjiang) Co., Ltd. (HAECO Composite Services)

HAECO Composite Structures (Jinjiang) Co., Ltd.
(HAECO Composite Services)

This company was formed in 2008. The major shareholders are HAECO and HAECO Xiamen. HAECO Composite Services provides repair and overhaul services on composite material aeronautical parts and systems, after-sales services for delicate equipment, and related import/export services.

Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres Company Limited

Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres Company Limited

This company is a joint venture between HAECO, HAECO Xiamen and Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Limited, selling and retreading aircraft tyres at Jinjiang in Fujian Province in the Chinese mainland.

Goodrich TAECO Aeronautical Systems (Xiamen) Company Limited

Goodrich TAECO Aeronautical Systems (Xiamen) Company Limited

This company is a joint venture between HAECO Xiamen and Global Goodrich Control Systems Holding Limited. It overhauls fuel control systems and pumps in Xiamen in the Chinese mainland.

Honeywell TAECO Aerospace (Xiamen) Company Limited

Honeywell TAECO Aerospace (Xiamen) Company Limited

This company is a joint venture between HAECO, HAECO Xiamen and Honeywell International. It operates a repair and overhaul facility in Xiamen for aircraft components, including hydraulics, pneumatics, avionics, auxiliary power units (APUs), and other aviation equipment.

Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (STAECO)

Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (STAECO)

HAECO and HAECO Xiamen respectively hold 30% and 10% shareholdings in STAECO. STAECO performs airframe maintenance, passenger-to-freighter conversion and line services at Jinan in Shandong Province in the Chinese mainland for Boeing 737 and other narrow-body aircraft.

Sichuan Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (SMECO)

Sichuan Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (SMECO)

This company is a joint venture between HAECO, HAECO Xiamen, Sichuan Airlines Group, and Sichuan Haite High-Tech Co. Ltd. Located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in Mainland China, the company operates a narrow-body maintenance hangar providing line and airframe services for the Airbus A320 family of aircraft.

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Catering Services
Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Limited (CPCS)
Cathay Pacific Catering Services is a 100% subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific Catering Services is one of the largest flight kitchens in the world

Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Limited (CPCS)

Cathay Pacific's catering services division is an integral part of the airline's global operations. Drawing on over 50 years of experience in the business, CPCS provides flight catering services to 51 international airlines in Hong Kong, producing 29.6 million meals and handling 70,520 flights in 2019.

The business started life in the early 1960s as Air Caterers Limited, a successful joint venture between Swire and Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels of The Peninsula Hotel fame. The operation is now wholly owned by the airline.

Cebu Pacific Catering Services Inc.

Cebu Pacific Catering Services Inc.

Cathay Pacific Catering Services has a 40% shareholding in Cebu Pacific Catering Services Inc., based in Cebu in the Philippines.

China Pacific Catering Services Limited

China Pacific Catering Services Limited

Swire Pacific holds a 22.05% interest in this flight kitchen, which is a subsidiary of Taiwan region's flag carrier, China Airlines. The company's highly automated facilities have the capacity to produce up to 30,000 meals a day.

CLS Catering Services Limited

CLS Catering Services Limited

Cathay Pacific has a 30% shareholding in two in-flight catering facilities in Vancouver and Toronto, and a retail facility in Calgary, all in partnership with LSG Lufthansa Service. The two in-flight catering facilities have the capacity to produce 20,000 and 25,000 meals a day respectively.

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Cargo Handling
Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL)
CPSL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways and operates the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport

Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL)

CPSL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways, owns and operates the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal at Hong Kong International Airport. The terminal’s annual handling capacity is 2.6 million tonnes. Incorporating the most advanced terminal design and materials-handling technology, CPSL provides total logistics solutions to the industry, enhancing the competitiveness of HKIA as the airfreight hub of choice in Asia.

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Ground Services
Hong Kong Airport Services Limited (HAS)
HAS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways and is franchised to provide essential ground services at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong Airport Services Limited (HAS)

A wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways, HAS is franchised to provide essential ground services at Hong Kong International Airport where it maintains a 41% and 20% market shares in ramp and passenger handling businesses respectively.

HAS has a 25% shareholding in Shanghai International Airport Services Co., Limited. This company is a joint venture with Shanghai Airport Authority, Shanghai International Airport Co. Limited and Air China Limited, and provides airport ground handling services at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.