Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines
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|Hubs||Malabo International Airport|
|Headquarters||Malabo, Equatorial Guinea|
|Key people||Santiago Nsobeya Efuman Nchama (CEO)|
The airline was on the list of air carriers banned in the European Union but it currently has scheduled direct flights from Malabo to Madrid.
In 2009 the CEO of CEIBA Intercontinental Mamadou Jaye, a Senagalese citizen of Gambian origin left Equatorial Guinea with a suitcase containing 3.5 billion CFA francs (approximately 5 million euros or 6.5 million United States dollars) and spare ATR aircraft parts to negotiate trade deals with Côte d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, and Senegal and to establish a West African office for CEIBA. Jaye never returned to Equatorial Guinea. Jaye denied that he took money from the company and filed a lawsuit against Rodrigo Angwe, the Malabo-based correspondent for Agence France Presse (AFP) and Radio France Internationale (RFI) who submitted the story. Angwe used an employee as a source; the employee said that he received the information from the internet. After the employee's admission, AFP and RFI retracted the story. Jaye accused Angwe of publishing the internet article himself.
CEIBA Intercontinental serves the following destinations (as of December 2012):
|Abidjan||Ivory Coast||ABJ||DIAP||Port Bouet Airport|
|Accra||Ghana||ACC||DGAA||Kotoka International Airport|
|Bata||Equatorial Guinea||BSG||FGBT||Bata Airport|
|Brazzaville||Republic of the Congo||BZV||FCBB||Maya-Maya Airport|
|Corisco (charter)||Equatorial Guinea||CCO||Sergio Hinestrosa|
|Dakar||Senegal||DKR||GOOY||Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport|
|Douala||Cameroon||DLA||FKKD||Douala International Airport|
|Libreville||Gabon||LBV||FOOL||Libreville International Airport|
|Malabo||Equatorial Guinea||SSG||FGSL||Malabo International Airport [Base]|
|Mengomeyen||Equatorial Guinea||MGY||FGMY||President Obiang Nguema International Airport|
|Pointe Noire||Republic of the Congo||PNR||FCPP||Pointe Noire Airport|
|Annobon||Equatorial Guinea||ANN||FGAB||Annobon Airport|
|São Paulo (charter)||Brazil||GRU||SGBR||São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport|
The CEIBA Intercontinental fleet includes the following aircraft (as of Nov 2014):
|Boeing 737-800||3||0||Entry Into Service: 2014|
|Boeing 767-300ER||1||0||Operated by Guinea Ecuatorial Airlines|
|Boeing 777-200LR||2||0||Leased and operated by White Airways|
- CEIBA Intercontinental
- AFP. "Equatorial Guinea airline boss vanishes with millions." Global Travel Industry News. 12 April 2009. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.
- "Journalist appears in court on defamation charges." International Freedom of Expression Exchange. 28 April 2009. Retrieved on 19 October 2009.
- CEIBA Timetable
- Amateur Fleet List
- CEIBA to take delivery of three 737-800s within the next 12 months; hunting for more 777s.
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