Meridian Airways is a Ghanaian registered cargo airline (with an Air Operator Certificate Number of AOC 023) with its head office in Kotoka International Airport, Accra, and its main hub at Ostend-Brugge International Airport in Belgium. They started operations as Air Charter Express in 2007 with a Douglas DC-8-63/AF. Operating two DC-8s on cargo charter flights from Ostend Airport to the Middle East. The airline also operates charter flights for the British Ministry of Defence from RAF Lyneham. Two new DC-8-63F's arrived at Ostend Airport (EBOS) with Meridian Air colours. During 2009, Air Charter Express was renamed to Meridian Airways. Meridian Airways is among the fastest growing mid-sized cargo airline operators globally. The airline operates into over 50 destinations worldwide and transports a diverse range of cargo.
Meridian Airways Ltd. is banned from operating in the European Union. 
In January 2010, Meridian Airways operated a series of flights from East Midlands Airport to Port-au-Prince in response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Meridian Airways Douglas DC-8, Stuttgart, 2010
The head office is at the Gemini Airlines Building in the Old Cargo Village at Kotoka International Airport in Accra. The operations department is in Suites 150 through 154 of the Freight Building at Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Oostende, Belgium.
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