Air Canada’s nonstop Vancouver-Cancun flights take to the skies

Air Canada’s nonstop Vancouver-Cancun flights take to the skies

VANCOUVER — Air Canada’s seasonal service linking Vancouver and Cancun took flight yesterday, operating weekly until April 25.

The nonstop flights operate on Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with premium and economy cabins.

Flight AC1782 departs Vancouver Mondays at 7:35 a.m., arriving in Cancun at 4:25 p.m. Heading back, flight AC 1783 departs Cancun on Mondays at 5:50 p.m., arriving in Vancouver at 9:25 p.m.

“We are delighted to launch seasonal, nonstop flights from Vancouver to Cancun, one of the most popular vacation destinations on the Mayan Riviera,” said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “This winter, Air Canada offers service to Cancun from seven Canadian cities: Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax. We continue to strategically deploy Air Canada rouge on routes with high leisure travel demand as part of our strategy for sustainable, profitable growth.”

Flights are timed to optimize connectivity to and from Air Canada’s Vancouver Island flights through the airline’s Vancouver hub.