JAL International Upgrade Awards Chart

Important information

  1. *1Japan Region is based on Japan time. American Region is based on US Pacific time. Europe, Middle East & Africa Region is based on UK time. Asia & Oceania Region is based on Japan time.
  2. *2When a seat for a waitlisted request is confirmed on/after September 1, 2016:
    • For waitlisted requests made on/before March 31, 2016, the award will be based on the required mileage levels that are effective until August 31, 2016
    • For waitlisted requests made on/after April 1, 2016, the award will be based on the required mileage levels that are effective from September 1, 2016

Mileage deducted until August 31, 2016
JAL International Upgrade Awards Chart <One Way>

  • Awards issued for children and infants require the same mileage as those issued for adults.

Required mileage (one way via Japan)

First Class is available only when upgrading from Business Class.

Departure / Destination Area Higher Class of Service Japan          
Korea Premium Economy Class *1 7,000 Korea
Business Class 10,000
First Class none
Asia 1 Premium Economy Class *1 7,000 none Asia 1
Business Class 10,000 15,000
First Class 20,000 none
Guam Premium Economy Class *1 7,000 none none Guam
Business Class 10,000 15,000 15,000
First Class none none none
Asia 2 Premium Economy Class *1 10,000 none none none Asia 2
Business Class 17,500 22,500 22,500 22,500
First Class 30,000 none 35,000 none
Oceania Premium Economy Class *1 12,000 none none none none Oceania
Business Class 20,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 30,000
First Class 32,500 none none none none
Russia Premium Economy Class *1 12,000 none none none none none
Business Class 20,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 30,000 30,000
First Class none none none none none none
Europe Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 none none none none none
Business Class 27,500 30,000 30,000 30,000 35,000 35,000
First Class 42,500 none 45,000 none 55,000 none
Hawaii Premium Economy Class *1 12,000 none none none none none
Business Class 20,000 25,000 25,000 none 30,000 30,000
First Class 25,000 none 30,000 none 45,000 none
North America Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 none none none none none
Business Class 25,000 27,500 27,500 27,500 *2 30,000 35,000
First Class 40,000 none 45,000 none 55,000 none

Unit: Miles

  • *Awards for flight sectors or classes not listed in the chart are not available.
  • *Some classes of service may not be available depending on operating aircraft.

Areas

Area City
Korea Busan, Seoul
Asia 1 Beijing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Manila, Shanghai, Taipei, Tianjin
Guam Guam
Asia 2 Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Oceania Sydney
Russia Moscow
Europe Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Paris
Hawaii Honolulu
North America Boston, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Vancouver

Mileage deducted on/after September 1, 2016
JAL International Upgrade Awards Chart <One Way>

  • Awards issued for children and infants require the same mileage as those issued for adults.

Required mileage (one flight sector to/from Japan)

First Class is available only when upgrading from Business Class.

Departure / Destination Area Higher Class of Service Japan
Standard Award Level Airport Upgrade Discount
Promotion for JAL
International Flights
Korea Premium Economy Class *1 9,000 6,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class none none
Asia 1 Premium Economy Class *1 9,000 6,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class 25,000 19,000
Guam Premium Economy Class *1 9,000 none
Business Class 12,000 none
First Class none none
Asia 2 Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 9,000
Business Class 20,000 17,000
First Class 35,000 29,000
Oceania Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 11,000
Business Class 25,000 19,000
First Class 38,000 32,000
Russia Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 11,000
Business Class 25,000 19,000
First Class none none
Europe Premium Economy Class *1 20,000 14,000
Business Class 33,000 27,000
First Class 48,000 42,000
Hawaii Premium Economy Class *1 15,000 none
Business Class 25,000 none
First Class 30,000 none
North America Premium Economy Class *1 20,000 14,000
Business Class 30,000 24,000
First Class 45,000 39,000

Unit: Miles

  • *Awards for flight sectors or classes not listed in the chart are not available.
  • *Some classes of service may not be available depending on operating aircraft.

Areas

Area City
Korea Busan, Seoul
Asia 1 Beijing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Manila, Shanghai, Taipei, Tianjin
Guam Guam
Asia 2 Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Oceania Sydney
Russia Moscow
Europe Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Paris
Hawaii Honolulu
North America Boston, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Vancouver
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