Meridian Airways

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Meridian Airways
Meridian Airways logo.jpg
IATA
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ICAO
MAG
Callsign
MERID AIR
Founded 2007
Hubs Ostend-Brugge International Airport
Fleet size 5
Headquarters Kotoka International Airport
Accra, Ghana
Website http://meridianairways.com//

Meridian Airways is a Ghanaian registered cargo airline with its head office in Kotoka International Airport, Accra, with 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[when?] at Ostend Airport (EBOS) with Meridian Air colours. During 2009, Air Charter Express was renamed to Meridian Airways.[1] Meridian Airways is among the fastest growing mid-sized cargo airline operators globally.[citation needed] The airline operates into over 50 destinations worldwide[citation needed] and transports a diverse range of cargo.

Meridian Airways Ltd. is banned from operating in the European Union. [2]

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.

Corporate affairs[edit]

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.[3] The operations department is in Suites 150 through 154 of the Freight Building at Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Oostende, Belgium.[4]

Fleet[edit]

9G-AXA, 9G-AXB, 9G-AXC, 9G-AXD, 9G-AXE

References[edit]

  1. ^ seattlepi blog: "Air Charter Express is now Meridian Airways" (by Bruce Drum at September 27, 2009 5:59 a.m.)
  2. ^ "LIST OF AIR CARRIERS OF WHICH ALL OPERATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A BAN WITHIN THE EU". European Union. Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Head Office." Meridian Airways. Retrieved on 6 May 2013. "Meridian Airways Ltd Kotoka International Airport, Old Cargo Village, 1 Gemini Airlines Building P.O Box: AN7238 Accra - North Ghana"
  4. ^ "Operations." Meridian Airways. Retrieved on 6 May 2013. "Meridian Airways Ltd Freight Building, Suites 150-154 Ostend-Bruges International Airport 8400, Oostende Belgium"

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