|Hubs||Ostend-Brugge International Airport|
|Headquarters||Kotoka International Airport
Meridian Airways was a Ghanaian registered cargo airline (with an Air Operator Certificate Number of AOC 023) with its head office in Kotoka International Airport, Accra, and served as its main hub at Ostend-Brugge International Airport in Belgium. The company 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 operated charter flights for the British Ministry of Defence from RAF Lyneham.
Meridian Airways Ltd. was banned from operating in the European Union.
In 2014, Meridian's fleet of DC-8's were among all planes of that type grounded by the Ghana government.
Meridian has ceased operations.
- 5 × Douglas DC-8-63F
9G-AXA, 9G-AXB, 9G-AXC, 9G-AXD, 9G-AXE
- seattlepi blog: "Air Charter Express is now Meridian Airways" (by Bruce Drum at September 27, 2009 5:59 a.m.)
- "LIST OF AIR CARRIERS OF WHICH ALL OPERATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A BAN WITHIN THE EU" (PDF). European Union. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- "Meridian Airways, Airlift Int'l hit as Ghana grounds all DC-8s". CH-Aviation.com. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
- "EU LIFTS BAN ON LOCAL AIRLINES". Citifmonline. Retrieved 12 January 2016.