United Airlines and their partners ANA & Singapore Airlines currently have very good fares between Los Angeles and Tokyo. At this time it is possible to book a roundtrip ticket for about $450 USD.
United/Star Alliance Fare Rules & Dates
- Travel is permitted Sunday through Thursday.
- Outbound is available August 31 through December 9, December 24 through December 31, and January 10 through March 31
- The ticket must be issued by August 21. (Don’t expect this to last that long.)
- $300 change fee applies
Need to Know
- You can search for fares and book on Google Flights or Momondo.
Delta also has matched with very good fares between the cities. I am seeing roundtrips on Delta for less than $500 as well.
For more information about these fares including which airlines might be better and where to credit your miles, see: this View From the Wing post.