Punto Azul formally launches flight operations in Equatorial Guinea

June 17th , 2013 → 6:47 am @

posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – June 17th, 2013

Punto Azul Managing Director, Mr. Paul Richards

Punto Azul Managing Director, Mr. Paul Richards








MALABO, Equatorial Guinea – Punto Azul, Equatorial Guinea’s newest airline today formally announced the commencement of its flight operations at a colorful ceremony held at the Sipopo – Sofitel Hotel, Malabo. Addressing the guests during the well-attended launch, the newly appointed Punto Azul Managing Director, Mr. Paul Richards announced the airlines commitment to ensuring safe and timely operations while growing both the domestic and regional connectivity for passengers.

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Airline from Equatorial Guinea starts flying to Sao Tome and Principe

June 11th , 2013 → 10:08 am @

posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – June 11th, 2013


Equatorial Guinea airline Punto Azul is due Tuesday to launch flights between Malabo and Sao Tome, a representative of the airline on the West African archipelago said Monday.

Américo Cabral, who represents the airline in Sao Tome, said that Punto Azul’s flights would be run by an Embraer 145 aircraft with capacity for 50 passengers, and the flight would be offered three times a week, on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Cabral also said that services for the new route would be provided by Island Tour – Travel Logistic, GSA, a travel and tourism agency operating in Sao Tome and Principe.

The new route between Malabo and Sao Tome will replace the flights previously offered by Air Nigeria, which linked the Sao Tome capital to Abuja (Nigeria) with a stop off in Malabo, as well as in Duala, Cameroon. (macauhub)


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Hilton Hotels Opens Malabo Property in Equatorial Guinea – posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com

June 4th , 2011 → 1:50 pm @

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May 31, 2011 10:19 PM 

Hilton Hotels & Resorts expanded its global portfolio to 78 countries with the opening of its first hotel in Equatorial Guinea — Hilton Malabo. Located between Equatorial Guinea’s capital city and the International Airport, Hilton Malabo features 187 rooms, including 12 suites. The opening marks the second new country entered by the brand in three days following the opening of Hilton Windhoek in Namibia on May 28.

Hilton Malabo offers two restaurants and a bar, while recreation facilities include a Hilton Fitness by Precor fitness center, tennis court and outdoor swimming pool with its own pool bar and grill. The hotel has a dedicated conference wing with six multipurpose meeting rooms, a boardroom, a ballroom that seats more than 450 people and a fully equipped business center. The opening of Hilton Malabo follows the recent opening of Hilton Windhoek, the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in Namibia. Hilton Worldwide now has 51 hotels across the Middle East and Africa — seven of which have opened this year. For more information about Hilton Malabo, visit www.hilton.com.

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United States Breaks Ground on New Embassy Compound in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

May 21st , 2011 → 5:54 pm @

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In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with Equatorial Guinea, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Alberto Fernández; Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eustaquio Nseng Osono; and Jay Hicks, Managing Director for Planning and Real Estate of the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), broke ground on the New Embassy Compound (NEC) in Malabo today.

The NEC will be a multi-building complex, which will include diplomatic residences and staff housing, situated on a 12-acre site located close to downtown Malabo and in a neighborhood planned for other diplomatic missions and United Nations agencies. The new complex will provide secure, safe, and functional facilities for approximately 67 embassy employees.

The building design incorporates several sustainable features; most notably LED site lighting, and highly efficient mechanical equipment. The facility was planned to achieve Leadership in Energy Efficiency (LEED®) certification.

The landscape design and features were carefully conceived and selected to thrive on Bioko Island and include the preservation of an existing ceiba tree and a visitor plaza garden that links the buildings on the complex.

Since 1999, as part of the Department’s Capital Security Construction Program, OBO has completed over 78 new diplomatic facilities and has moved more than 23,000 people into safe, secure, and functional facilities. The Malabo NEC groundbreaking is one of 8 embassy and consulate projects currently in design and construction in Africa.

Caddell Construction Company of Montgomery, Alabama will construct the NEC; the architectural firm of Karn Charuhas Chapman & Twohey (KCCT) of Washington, District of Columbia, designed the facility. The approximate cost of the entire project is $53 million. The scheduled completion date for the NEC is summer 2013.

Caddell Construction Company has constructed over 10 diplomatic projects for the Department of State since 1999 and has an additional 5 projects in design and construction at the present time.

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February 9th , 2011 → 8:28 am @

Flying to Equatorial Guinea


  • Website – www.airfrance.com
  • Airfrance has daily flights to Malabo from various locations. 
  • Service to Bata airport has recently started, but on a limited basis.

Air France continues to develop its offer in Africa and starting on 29 September 2011, the airline will begin operating flights to Bata (Equatorial Guinea) out of Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

A port city located near the Gulf of Guinea, Bata will be served with two weekly frequencies on Thursdays and Fridays, as a continuation of the Malabo service.

Flight times:

Paris-CDG – Bata: Departure at 10:40 – Arrival at 18:10
Bata – Paris-CDG: Departure at 20:05 – Arrival at 06:10 the next day

Discover all the latest Air France news in real time wherever you are on the free iPhone application on the corporate website and on smartphones at http://mobile-corporate.airfrance.com/en

Flights will be operated by Airbus A319 Dedicate aircraft with a seating capacity of 79 seats: 28 in Business and 51 in Voyageur cabin classes. These flights will offer the “Dedicate” service, a product designed to make travel easier for oil industry and construction professionals and business people and tailored to the specific expectations of certain African markets.

As the country’s economic capital, Bata is the second city served by Air France in Equatorial Guinea, after Malabo.

During summer 2011, Air France and KLM offer their customers access to a network of 38 destinations in Africa. 

  • AirFrance has a daily flight out of Malabo each evening at 11:00pm.


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Ethiopian Airlines

Iberia – Horarios


Flights from Equatorial Guinea to local region


  • Website – www.fly-ceiba.com
  • Phone –  333-09-9903
  • Most reliable airline for flights from Malabo to Bata

Cronos Airlines

Air Leasing SA

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Malabo Hotels

February 9th , 2011 → 7:45 am @

Sofitel Malabo

Sofitel – Bioko Island

Hilton Malabo

  • Room rates range from $400 – $600 per night, very good restaurant on premises.

Hotel Bahia II Carracolas

  • Barrio de Caracolas
  • Phone –  222-09-6609
  • e-mail – bahia2caracolas@yahoo.es
  • Director – Serafin
  • Phone – 222-24-2955
  • 5 minute drive from Malabo Airport
  • Room rates range from $230 – $400 per night, very good restaurant on premises.
  • Car rental available (rates range from $180 – $300 per day, $30 for a driver per day)

Hotel Yoly Y Henos

  • 3 de Agosto
  • e-mail – hotelyoly_hermanos@yahoo.es
  • Director – Jose Nsang-Mbomio Mikue
  • Phone – 222-09-9139
  • Room rates range from $100 to $200 per night

Hotel Paraiso

  • Carretera del Aeropuerto Km3
  • e-mail – info@hotelparaisodemalabo.com
  • Phone – 222-09-9239
  • Restaurant on property
  • Room rates range from $240 to $400 per night

Hotel 3 de Agosto

  • Avenida HASSAN II Banapa
  • website – www.hotel3deagosto.com
  • Phone – 333-09-9915
  • General Manager – Mr.Roland Garoute
  • Room rates range from $180 to $700 per night

Hotel Stella

  • Phone – 222-09-8052
  • Room rates range from $100 to $140 per night

Mango Suites


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