Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines

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CEIBA Intercontinental
Ceiba Intercontinental Airlines Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
C2 CEL CEIBA LINE
Founded May 2007[1]
Hubs Malabo International Airport
Fleet size 10
Headquarters Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Key people Santiago Nsobeya Efuman Nchama (CEO)[2]
Website [2]

CEIBA Intercontinental is an airline based in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, and its main hub at Malabo International Airport.

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.

Fraud allegations[edit]

The CEIBA Intercontinental headquarters in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. (2014)

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.[3] 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.[4]

Destinations[edit]

A CEIBA Intercontinental Boeing 777-200LR departs Moscow-Vnukovo, Russia. (2013)

CEIBA Intercontinental serves the following destinations (as of December 2012):[5]

[Base] Base
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
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
Cotonou  Benin COO DBBB Cadjehoun Airport
Dakar  Senegal DKR GOOY Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
Douala  Cameroon DLA FKKD Douala International Airport
Libreville  Gabon LBV FOOL Libreville International Airport
Lomé  Togo LFW DXXX Lomé–Tokoin Airport
Madrid  Spain MAD LEMD Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas 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

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Fleet[edit]

A CEIBA Intercontinental ATR 42-320 at Bata Airport, Bata, Equatorial Guinea. (2007)

The CEIBA Intercontinental fleet includes the following aircraft (as of May 2015):[6][7]

CEIBA Intercontinental Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Notes
ATR 42-320 1 0
ATR 42-500 1 0
ATR 72-500 2 0
Boeing 737-800 3 0 Entry Into Service: 2014[8]
Boeing 767-300ER 1 0 Operated by Guinea Ecuatorial Airlines
Boeing 777-200LR 2 0 Leased and operated by White Airways, 1 currently stored
Total 10 0

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