January 20, 2020: Turkish Airlines plans to commence operation to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea from February 7, 2020, as part of its mission to open new routes and expand its fleet in 2020. The entry of Turkish Airlines into Equatorial Guinea supports the objectives of the Year of Investment Initiative led by the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons.

The new service will link to existing Nigeria, Port Harcourt route and will operate in the rotation: Istanbul – Port Harcourt – Malabo – Istanbul, building on the airlines’ already attractive logistical positioning.

Centurion Law Group, a pan-African law firm will lead the entry of Turkish Airlines into the country.

“Centurion Law Group is proud to have to lead the market entry of Turkish Airlines in Equatorial Guinea. It is yet another show of our commitment to the development of Africa through facilitating strategic deals with positive externalities both in-country and on a regional scale,” said Zion Adeoye, MD at Centurion Law Group. “This particular deal is also of great significance to us as it supports the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons’ objectives as represented in the Year of Investment initiative, which is aimed at directing foreign investment into key industries in Equatorial Guinea,” he added.

“This partnership with Turkish Airlines will open the country up to new opportunities not only in the aviation sector but to other industries as well. It is also another way for Equatorial Guinea to attract new business and investment while offering the people of Equatorial Guinea a direct route to the beautiful country of Turkey,” Santiago Olo Lima, director at Centurion Law Group, Equatorial Guinea.

“We are thrilled to have been part of this, it is a noteworthy achievement for Equatorial Guinea and us at Centurion as it allows us to once again utilize our expertise in the aviation industry,” said Manuel Oliveira, senior associate attorney at Centurion Law Group.

Centurion Law Group has been active in Equatorial Guinea’s aviation industry, having previously represented Lufthansa Airlines.

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