Cheap flight deals: Virgin Australia's Brisbane to Japan flights go on sale

Virgin Australia's new Brisbane to Tokyo (Haneda) flights has gone on sale.

To mark the release, Virgin Australia is offering $699 return economy flights and $3499 return business class flights from Brisbane to Haneda.

The flight sale runs from 5 December to 16 December.

Virgin Australia will commence daily flights on its new Brisbane to Tokyo-Haneda route from March 29 next year. Sir Richard Branson made the announcement at a press event in Brisbane Airport on November 14, where a carousel was transformed into a giant sushi train, featuring novelty sushi items and Sir Richard himself.

The Brisbane to Tokyo-Haneda route is a coveted slot and is the first time an Australian airline will operate flights between Brisbane and Tokyo-Haneda.