JAPAN AIRLINES

Promotion Period: April 1, 2017 (Fri.) - March 31, 2018 (Sat.) (flight date)

April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018 Upgrade Discount Promotion

Upgrade your flight using fewer miles on eligible routes.

Notice

opens in new windowEffective November 16, 2017, there will be some changes to mileage-related handling procedures due to scheduled transformation of Passenger Service System.

Discount mileage period

April 1, 2017 (Sat.) - March 31, 2018 (Sat.) (flight date)

Eligible members

JMB members

If you have a ticket that was purchased directly from Japan Airlines, the reservation can be made by phone or JAL website.
opens in new windowPlease apply by telephone if you have a ticket that was purchased at a travel agency.

Eligible fares

Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class
Economy Class fare with a booking class of B*, H*, K*
Upgrade from Economy Class/Premium Economy Class to Business Class
Economy Class fare with a booking class of W*, E*, Y, B*, H* or K*
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class
Business Class fare with a booking class of J, C*, D* or X*
  • * Ineligible for Dynamic Package and other certain package tours.

Eligible routes and required mileage for award redemption

  • * Certain classes of service may not be available depending on the route or operating aircraft, regardless of whether the required mileage is listed in the charts below.
Upgrade from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class
Eligible routes to and from Japan Standard required mileage
(one way)
  Required mileage
(one way)
Boston, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Vancouver, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Paris 20,000 15,000
Moscow, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore 15,000 11,000
Manila, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea 9,000 7,000
Upgrade from Economy Class/Premium Economy Class to Business Class
Eligible routes to and from Japan Standard required mileage
(one way)
  Required mileage
(one way)
San Diego, San Francisco, Vancouver,
Los Angeles *Valid only for Los Angeles - Osaka (Kansai) JL069/060
30,000 24,000
Frankfurt
Paris *Valid only for Paris - Tokyo (Narita) JL416/415
33,000 27,000
Moscow, Sydney, Melbourne 25,000 20,000
Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore 20,000 18,000
Manila, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea 12,000 9,000
Upgrade from Business Class to First Class
Eligible routes to and from Japan Standard required mileage
(one way)
  Required mileage
(one way)
San Francisco 45,000 39,000
Paris 48,000 42,000
Sydney 38,000 32,000
Jakarta 35,000 29,000

Notes / Conditions of use

[Passengers under 16 years of age]
Passengers under the age of 16 will be exempt from payment when traveling in Economy but will not be exempt when traveling in Premium Economy Class or Business. Accordingly, a payment of 150GBP/156GBP* is required for upgrades from Economy Class to Premium Economy Class/Business Class.
* Applies to tickets issued on/after March 17, 2017 for flights departing on/after April 1, 2018.
  • * Members who apply for Economy Class to Business Class Upgrade Awards from Paris are required to pay the tax difference.
    AIR PASSENGER SOLIDARITY TAX: 40.56 EUR for departure from Paris.

Application Method of Awards

STEP1
JMB Top Page

Please login with your JMB membership number and password.

STEP2

Top Page upon Login

Choose "JAL International Upgrade Award Reservation" from the left-hand column

STEP3
Please choose your desired itinerary and apply for the promotion.

How to Recieve Awards

STEP1

Please click on "JAL International / JMB Partner Airlines Award Ticket (including Jetstar Japan Domestic Award) Reservation Confirmation / Change / Cancellation" on the left-hand column of the member's page.

STEP2

Click on the "Display/ Print the E-Ticket Passenger Receipts" button in the reservation information page. *If the "Display/ Print the E-Ticket Passenger Receipts" button does not appear, please opens in new windowcontact us by telephone.

STEP3

Print out the e-ticket passenger receipts.

STEP4

Please bring the e-ticket passenger receipts along with you to the airport on your departure day.

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