Royal Air Charters (3Q, Lusaka) has acquired its first E145, N271SK (msn 145305), which has already been spotted at Lanseria in the Zambian carrier's livery.

The aircraft is a 19-year-old ex-Shuttle America (S5, Fort Wayne Int'l) unit and was ferried from storage at Sioux City via Goose Bay, Reykjavik Keflavik, Helsinki Vantaa, through North Africa, and Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta on August 1-4, 2019, Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows.

Royal Air Charters currently operates two E120ERs, as well as Cessna (single turboprop) C208B Grand Caravan and Beech (twin turboprop) King Air 350 types on passenger charter flights.