Air Canada rouge kicked off their Vancouver-Cancun winter seasonal service on February 15, 2016 with a fiesta in the terminal. Passengers travelling on the inaugural flight started their vacation right at the boarding gate with a Mexican-themed celebration complete with music, food and general merriment.
Weekly service will be running until April 25, 2016 and will be operated by a Boeing 767-300 in the Air Canada rouge configuration with 280 seats, which includes 24-Premium rouge seats, 34 rouge Plus seats, 256 rouge seats. The flight departs from YVR on Mondays at 07:35, arriving in Cancun at 16:20. It departs Cancun on Monday at 17:40, arriving in Vancouver at 21:30.