ZIPAIR is a low cost budget airline subsidiary of Japan Airlines flying 787-8 aircraft. The new airline started nonstop flights between Los Angeles LAX and Tokyo Narita NRT in December 2021. One way fares are as low as $284 LAX-NRT and $266 NRT-LAX for June to August summer months. While this is a great discount economy fare, there are even more options with Air Canada and United Airlines offering similarly competitive one way and round trip fares between LAX and Tokyo. It is possible to string together a round trip this summer for as low as $550 to $600 with ZIPAIR, Star Alliance or mix and match one way tickets on different airlines.
ZIPAIR also has flights from Tokyo to Bangkok (From $127ow) BKK and Singapore SIN (from $145ow). These one way ticket options from LAX to Tokyo, Bangkok and Singapore open up all kinds of possibilities for adding additional cities to your trip. Flights between Bangkok and Singapore are as low as $50 one way. Onward travel to Australia (less than $200 ow from either BKK or SIN to Sydney) is another option for a multiple destination extended trip.
Fly back home to the USA using a one way frequent flyer premium class award or fly economy with a round trip discount ticket competitively priced for summer 2022 travel.
ZIPAIR Los Angeles LAX – Tokyo NRT – LAX
United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Tokyo NRT – Honolulu HNL – LAX