Returning to our register on March 23rd was the Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBL , c/n 36605 , (line # 2710).
This 737 was originally delivered into Christchurch on 29-08-2008. Named as "Canterbury Belle" it entered service with Pacific Blue on 02-09-08 with a run to Brisbane.
Its NZ registration was cancelled on 02-04-2009 for listing as VH-VUQ to BOC Aviation (USA) of Reno, Nevada the following day; Operated off course by Virgin Blue Airlines. Its first service in Australia was from Brisbane to Sydney on 18-04-2009.
As VH-VUQ it flew into Christchurch on 18-03-2010 for transfer back to ZK-PBL status by ANZES.
Above is a pic of ZK-PBL at Christchurch on 27-09-2008.