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JMB SAPPHIRE

Information about JMB FLY ON Program

JMB SAPPHIRE - Rewarding our frequent fliers. JMB Sapphire offers extensive services to support your travel needs.
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  • JMB SAPPHIRE
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JMB members who have accrued at least 50,000 FLY ON Points (including 25,000 FLY ON Points for JAL Group flights) or have boarded at least 50 flights (including 25 JAL Group flights) and 15,000 FLY ON Points on JAL Group Airlines and/or oneworld alliance member airlines in a calendar year will be enrolled in JMB SAPPHIRE.

  • * Applicable to the numbers of boarded JAL Group flights with fares eligible for JMB mileage accumulation.

JMB FLY ON members can receive oneworld alliance member airlines services.
"JMB SAPPHIRE" members can also use the oneworld SAPPHIRE Services.

  • "JMB SAPPHIRE" is not given in duplication with other services of "JAL Global Club".
  • * Please note that the contents of the services are subject to change without notice.

The period of services introduced are as indicated below.

First Services : Services that are available to members around one week after status qualification

Second Services : Services that are available to members around two months after status qualification

Third Services : Services that are available from April 1 of the year following status qualification until March of the second year following status qualification

* Membership cards will be issued at the end of the month following status qualification.

* Depending on where you live,circumstances may dictate that your membership card will arrive later than planned.

Reservation

Priority Waitlist
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When your preferred JAL Group Airlines flights are fully booked, priority waitlist will apply based on the type of fare.
When your preferred oneworld alliance member airlines flights are fully booked, priority waitlist will also apply at the respective oneworld alliance member reservation centers.

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Mileage

Mile-up Bonus

JMB SAPPHIRE members will receive bonus miles on JAL Group airlines flights, American Airlines flights, US Airways flights or British Airways flights when travelling with eligible fares during the eligible period.

  • * Mile-Up Bonus is not awarded in duplication with JALCARD Bonus Miles and JAL Global Club Bonus Miles.

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Services at Airports

By presenting the SAPPHIRE CARD, all of the Services indicated below will be available upon departure when you fly on JAL Group airlines flights.

Some services are also available when you fly with oneworld alliance member airlines flights.

Priority Check-in
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International flights :JAL First Class check-in counters*

Japan Domestic flights : JGC check-in counters
When flying with oneworld alliance member airlines, you can use the priority check-in counter indicating oneworld tier status.

  • * Only JAL Business Class check-in counters or JGC check-in counters are available at the airports where JAL First Class check-in counters are not located.
  • * Priority Check-in Service is available to members only.
  • * Some restrictions may apply when flying charter flights or some code-share flights operated by airlines other than JAL. Please click here for details.
  • * This services may not be available depending on the airlines, routes, airport facilities and fares.
Priority Baggage Service

JMB SAPPHIRE members who are flying on JAL Group flights will have their baggage tagged as priority.

  • * Priority Baggage Service is available to members only.
  • * Priority Baggage Service is not available when the baggage is checked through to/from flights operated by other airlines.
  • * Some restrictions may apply when flying charter flights or some code-share flights operated by airlines other than JAL. Please click here for details.
Extra Checked Baggage Allowance

In addition to the standard checked baggage allowance, JMB SAPPHIRE members who are flying on JAL Group operated flights are allowed to check the following extra baggage free of charge.

  • JAL Group Japan Domestic flights : up to 20kgs
  • JAL International flights : one extra piece (up to 32kgs per one piece)
  • * Standard free checked baggage allowance is 32kg or less per baggage even when flying JAL International Economy Class and Premium Economy Class.
  • * Extra Checked Baggage Allowance Service is available to members only.
  • * Extra Checked Baggage Allowance may not apply to some types of baggage.
  • * Extra Checked Baggage Allowance Service is not available when the baggage is checked through to / from flights operated by other airlines.
  • * Some restrictions may apply when flying charter flights or some code-share flights operated by airlines other than JAL. Please click here for details.
Priority Boarding(International Flights only)
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By presenting the SAPPHIRE card and boarding pass, the members have the privilege to board prior to general boarding on JAL international flights or on oneworld alliance member airlines flights.

  • * Priority Boarding Service is available to members only.
  • * This service may not be available at some airports or for some flights.
Priority Standby at the International and Japan Domestic Airports
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By presenting the SAPPHIRE card, priority standby will apply when you wait for a seat on JAL Group Airlines flight or on oneworld alliance member airlines flight at the airport on departure day.

  • * Priority standby Service is available to members only.
  • * For Japan domestic flights, a standby number is applicable to "First class", "class J" and regular seats.
  • * This service may not be available at some airports or for some flights, and may not be available in the event of bad weather such as a typhoon or heavy snow.
JAL Global Club Entrance

JMB SAPPHIRE members and one traveling companion can use the "JAL Global Club Entrance" when they fly on JAL Group domestic flights departing from Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 1, Itami, Fukuoka and Sapporo Airport.

JAL Fast Security Lane

By presenting the SAPPHIRE card and boarding pass, the member and one traveling companion can use the exclusive security check service " JAL Fast Security Lane", when they fly on JAL international flights departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2.

  • * This service is not available when members fly on a code-share flight bearing a flight number of partner airlines and operated by JAL.

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Airport Lounge Access

Airport lounge service is available when members fly on JAL Group airlines and oneworld alliance member airlines.
Please refer to here for the details of lounge access.

Lounge Access

Lounge access for the member and one traveling companion upon presentation of the SAPPHIRE card.
Members can take a third and a fourth companion to the airport lounge using two airport lounge coupons issued in exchange for 4,000 JMB miles.
Airport lounge coupons must be requested and received prior to travel.

  • * Please present one lounge coupon per person for each use of the lounge.
  • * JAL First Class Lounge and DIAMOND / PREMIER LOUNGE access is not permitted. Also, JAL First Class Lounge, DIAMOND / PREMIER LOUNGE and lounges in Paris, Shanghai<Hongqiao> access is not permitted with lounge coupons by mileage deduction.
  • * Some restrictions may apply when flying charter flights or some code-share flights operated by airlines other than JAL. Please click here for details.
oneworld Alliance Member Airlines' Lounge Access
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When you fly with oneworld alliance member airlines, you can use their lounges located in more than 600 airports worldwide. The member and one traveling companion are allowed to enter the lounge.

  • * For details of lounges when flying on oneworld alliance member airlines flights, please ask the airport staff of respective airlines at the time of check-in.
  • * Lounge access by using lounge coupon is not permitted.
  • * At peak periods,access to certain lounges may be restricted due to capacity constraints.
    Access is available on the day of departure when your next onward flight is with a oneworld alliance member airline.
    Access may not apply at a limited number of third-party-operated lounges.
  • oneworld alliance Lounge Access

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More fine quality service

Redeem Mileage for class J upgrades on Domestic Flights

Members can redeem miles for class J coupons valid on JAL Group Airlines domestic flights. Coupons are valid for use by the member, spouse or first- or second-degree relative of the member.

  • Class J coupon : 4,000 miles = 6 class J coupons
  • Class J-e coupon : 2,000 miles = 3 class J-e coupons
             : 4,000 miles = 6 class J-e coupons
  • * Not available for JMB Members outside of Japan.
  • * Coupons must be requested in advance, either online or by phoning the Matteru-kun Toll-Free Line. Please allow 1-2 weeks for your coupons to arrive.
  • * Eligible fares and other conditions apply for this service.

Promotion

  • Upgrade to Class J on JAL domestic routes with Class J-e Coupon
    <FY2014 JMB FLY ON status members or members who apply for First services of FY2015 JMB FLY status>
    6 class J-e Coupons valid until March 31, 2015[Flight date] for upgrade to Class J on JAL domestic routes will be awarded.

* Coupons will be awarded one time only per member, even for members who qualify for more than one FLY ON tier during the eligible period.

JAL Totteoki-no-Ippin limited items

We will provide items exclusive to JMB DIAMOND, JGC PREMIER and SAPPHIRE members in the reputable "JAL Totteoki-no-Ippin".

* Available only in Japanese.

Prepaid Card Gift Promotion at The Shilla Duty Free

During the promotion period, JMB DIAMOND member who presents his/her own passport with their DIAMOND card at the information desk of participating The Shilla Duty Free stores (in Seoul, Incheon Airport, Gimpo Airport) will receive a prepaid card worth KRW 30,000.
Card issue desk : Gift desk at Basement 1 of the Seoul store.
* Each member is eligible for this promotion only once per promotion period and will receive 1 prepaid card.
Promotion periods : April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014/July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014 / October 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014/January 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015
* Cards are not for sale, and neither reimbursements of the remaining value of the card nor exchanging the card for cash or items of monetary value is permitted.

Domestic Wi-Fi Coupon Giveaway
JMB Diamond, JGC Premier, and JMB Sapphire frequent flyers will receive coupons (60 minutes) for free JAL SKY Wi-Fi service on domestic flights (e-coupons / JAL SKY Wi-Fi PASSES)!

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Introduction of “JAL Global Club”

JMB members who are eligible for JMB SAPPHIRE will be invited to join an exclusive club, JAL Global Club (JGC), designed to cater to the needs of our most experienced travelers. For enrollment, some restrictions apply.
Please contact the JMB DIAMOND/JMB SAPPHIRE Desk in your areas of residence.

  • * Employees of airlines are not eligible for JAL Global Club membership.
  • * You will need to enroll in the JGC/JALCARD (CLUB-A, CLUB-A GOLD, PLATINUM) to apply for membership in JAL Global Club.

Redeem your miles for awards We offer a number of programs that allow our frequent flyers to redeem accrued miles for various awards.

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