JAL Website Only JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Tickets Discount Mileage

JAL Web Site Only. Continued until March 2019 JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Ticket Discount Mileage Redeem awards with less mileage than usual! During the discount period, you may apply for JAL Group Airlines domestic award tickets (regular seats) with less mileage than usual through the JAL website.

Eligible boarding period

Apr 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018

Period1: Apr 1, 2017 (Sat) - May 31, 2017 (Wed)
Blackout dates: Apr 28, 2017 (Fri) - May 8, 2017 (Mon)

Period2: Dec 5, 2017 (Tue) - Feb 28, 2018 (Wed)
Blackout dates: Dec 23, 2017 (Sat) - Jan 4, 2017 (Tur)

Apr 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019

Period1: Apr 1, 2018 (Sun) - May 31, 2018 (Thu) (Flight date)
Blackout dates: Apr 27, 2018 (Fri) - May 7, 2018 (Mon)

Period2: Dec 1, 2018 (Sat) - Feb 28, 2019 (Thu) (Flight date)
Blackout dates: Dec 22, 2018 (Sat) - Jan 6, 2019 (Sun)

All travel must be completed within the applicable periods above. Reservations for round-trip (2-sector) tickets must be made within Period 1 or Period 2 of each service year (from April to the following March).

  • *Reservations made for a specific eligible boarding period of a service year cannot be changed to a different eligible boarding period.

Effective April 1, 2017, there will be changes to the rules for using JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Tickets and JAL International Award Tickets.

Award Tickets Notification of change to rules

Application period

  • From Dec 1, 2017 (Fri) 9:30 (Japan time) , until 23:59, 4 days before the departure date.
  • After Feb 2, 2018 departure date, reservation is possible from 9:30 (Japan time) 2 months before, until 23:59, 4 days before the departure date.
    ( If the same date does not exist 2 months before, count will start from the last day of the month, 2 months before the departure date.)

Eligible members

Members newly applying for JAL Group airlines domestic award tickets through the JAL website.

  • *It is ineligible to apply for this discount mileage through the JMB Center/JMB Award Ticket Reservation Desk of your region by telephone.
  • *Eligible members for Award use is the member, member's spouse, and designated family members listed.

    opens in new windowReminders when Redeeming Mileage

  • *For members in the Japan region who have registered to the JALCARD Family Program, awards redeemed by pooling together miles may be used by the primary member, the primary member's spouse, the primary member's second-degree relatives, or the spouse of the primary member's brother/sister-in-law. For more details, please refer to the Notes on redemption of awards using the JALCARD Family Program.

    opens in new windowJALCARD Family Program

Eligible routes

JAL Group Airlines domestic routes are eligible.

  • All routes of Japan Airlines (JAL)
  • Certain routes of Japan Transocean Air (JTA)
  • All routes of Japan Air Commuter (JAC)
  • All routes of Ryukyu Air Commuter (RAC)
  • *JTA Tokyo (Haneda) - Ishigaki/Miyako routes, Nagoya (Chubu) - Ishigaki routes, Osaka (Kansai) - Ishigaki routes are ineligible for this discount.
  • *Code-share flights operated by Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA), Amakusa Airlines (AMX) are not eligible for award tickets discount mileage.
  • * Code-share flights operated by Jetstar Japan (GK) are eligible for Jetstar Japan(GK) award tickets, but are not eligible for Discount Mileage.

Jetstar Japan (GK) Award Tickets

Required mileage for discount

Economy Class, Class J

Please click here for required mileage.

JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Ticket Chart

  • *Available for one-way (1 flight sector) travel!
  • *Award issued for child (3-11 years old) and infant (under the age of 3 and above eight days after birth) occupying a seat require the same mileage as those issued for adults.
  • *Combination of this promotion and the others is not possible.
    ex)A combination of a round-trip ticket issued in this discount together with a standard-issue one-way award ticket → Not available
  • *For the Class J Seat award ticket, 2,000 miles are required per 1 flight sector per person (4,000 miles for 2 flight sectors) in addition to the mileage required for the Economy Class award ticket.

2 flight sectors in 1 award for Zone A, Standard Mileage Economy Class 12,000 miles / Class J Seat 16,000 miles to Discount Mileage Economy Class 10,000 miles / Class J Seat 14,000 miles. 1 flight sectors in 1 award for Zone A, Standard Mileage Economy Class 6,000 miles / Class J Seat 8,000 miles to Discount Mileage Economy Class 5,000 miles / Class J Seat 7,000 miles.


  • Award tickets issued through this discount are valid only for the flight and date originally reserved.
  • Award tickets are valid during the eligible Discount Mileage promotion period only if the reservation is changed before the reservation change deadline.
  • *Flights may not be operated on some flight sectors due to flight cancellation, days of operation or seasonal operation. Therefore awards cannot be used for these sectors, even if it is valid.


Notes on redeeming miles for awards

  • Reservations applied through the JAL website are eligible for this discount.
    It is ineligible to apply for this discount mileage through the JMB Center/ JMB Award Reservation Desk by telephone.
  • All award reservations completed without using this discount cannot be changed to those using discount.
  • Waitlisted reservations are ineligible for this discount.
  • Please note that there are limitations to the number of seats available for award use.
    (There may be situations where seats for awards may not be set at the time of reservation commencement.)
    Even if there are seat availabilities for reservations other than for awards, award use may not be possible.

Change to Awards After Mileage Redemption

Change to flight number and flight date are possible only through the JAL website.

Not permitted
Changes to dates outside the discount period is not permitted. (It is ineligible to change the itineraries to dates outside of the discount period with additional mileage.)

  • *Requests to change a reservation from Period 1 to Period 2 or vice versa will not be permitted.
  • *Requests to change a reservation to a different eligible boarding period will not be permitted.
  • *Requests to change a Class will not be accepted.

Deadlines for Changing Reservations

Reservation changes will be accepted until 4 days prior to the new departure date (not including the day of departure) and must be made before the departure time of 15 minutes prior to departure.

Original departure date New departure date Reservation change (Japan time)
Eg1 Sep 10 Sep 08 Sep 04
Eg2 Sep 10 Sep 12 Sep 08
Eg3 Sep 10 Sep 21 15 minutes prior to flight departure on Sep 10*
  • *Reservation changes through the JAL website must be made at least 15 minutes prior to the departure of your reserved flight.

Mileage Reinstatement Service for Unused Awards

  • Refund is possible only through the JAL website.
  • The award can only be reinstated for totally unused award by paying the applicable fee. JPY3,100 (or local currency equivalent of JPY3,100) paying by credit card.
    If the reservation is not canceled before departure, award mileage cannot be reinstated.

For all other condition of use concerning application and usage Domestic Award Tickets rules will apply.

JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Tickets

Using award tickets at the airport on the day of departure

  • If changes are made to Class J award tickets, Class J for the new flight date may not be available or scheduled. In such cases, Economy Class may have to be taken instead, and mileage for the Class J portion will not be reinstated. When you wish to change your Economy Class to Class J at the airport on the day of departure, please go through the upgrade procedure at the airport ticketing counter and mention that required mileage for Class J has already been deducted.
  • If Class J /First Class are available at the time of departure, you may travel in Class J /First Class by paying a Class J /First Class surcharge.
  • JMB mileage is not accepted as methods of payment.

How to request JAL Group Airlines Domestic Award Tickets

Please select your region and click the Award Ticket Reservation.
button to proceed with your award request.

JALCARD holders can enjoy greater discounts!

JAL Web Site Only JALCARD Domestic Award Tickets During the applicable period,JALCARD holders can redeem award tickets for 500 fewer miles than Domestic Award Ticket Discount Mileage!

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