All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Virgin Australia recently announced that the two carriers have signed a partnership agreement to enhance connectivity between Japan and Australia. Under the terms of their agreement, ANA and Virgin Australia will implement codeshare flights within Japan and Australia.

The announcement of the new codeshare agreement comes as ANA expands its presence in Australia with the launch of its new service between Narita, Tokyo and Perth in September 2019, and it plans to increase the frequency of its flights between Haneda, Tokyo and Sydney in summer 2020. Virgin Australia has also just started promoting their brand-new flights between Haneda and Brisbane.

Starting on January 30th, 2020, ANA and Virgin Australia will begin codeshare on six routes within Australia, between:

– Sydney and Brisbane

– Sydney and Melbourne

– Sydney and Cairns

– Sydney and Canberra

– Sydney and Gold Coast

– Sydney and Adelaide