Proflight Zambia (P0, Lusaka) has taken delivery of its first freighter, a CRJ100ER(PF), ahead of the planned delivery of a maiden CRJ200ER(PF) later this month.

C-GXHQ (msn 7128), a 27.1-year-old aircraft owned by Avmax Aircraft Leasing, was ferried from Calgary via Goose Bay, Reykjavik Keflavik, Ljubljana, Jeddah International, and Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta to Lusaka over the course of September 1-3, 2023, Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows. The aircraft still partially sports the livery of its former operator, TUM Aerocarga (T2, Toluca), but will become 9J-PZC once re-registered in Zambia.

"The CRJ100PF is a valuable addition, especially in the current market environment. It will allow us to provide even more reliable and efficient cargo transportation services," Director of Flight Operations Josias Walubita said.

The airline plans to induct the second freighter by mid-September 2023.

The two dedicated freighters will join the airline's existing passenger fleet of one CRJ100LR and two CRJ200LRs. The airline also operates four Jetstream 41s and wet-leases one B737-300 and one B737-500 from Africa Charter Airline (FSK, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo), the ch-aviation fleets module shows.