JAL International Upgrade Awards Chart

Important information

April 2018 - March 2019
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 Route
(To/from Japan)
Higher Class of Service Japan
Standard Award Level Airport Upgrade Discount
Promotion for JAL
International Flights
East Asia Busan
Seoul
Premium Economy Class 9,000 7,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class none none
Beijing
Dalian
Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shanghai
Tianjin
Kaohsiung
Taipei
Premium Economy Class 9,000 7,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class 25,000 19,000
Guam Guam Premium Economy Class 9,000 none
Business Class 12,000 none
First Class none none
South East Asia/
South Asia
Bangkok
Delhi
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 20,000 18,000
First Class 35,000 30,000
Manila Premium Economy Class 9,000 7,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class 25,000 19,000
Oceania Melbourne
Sydney
Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 25,000 21,000
First Class 38,000 33,000
Europe/Russia Frankfurt
Helsinki
London
Paris
Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 33,000 28,000
First Class 48,000 43,000
Moscow Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 25,000 21,000
First Class none none
Hawaii Honolulu
Kona
Premium Economy Class 15,000 none
Business Class 25,000 none
First Class 30,000 none
North America Boston
Chicago
Dallas Fort Worth
Los Angeles
New York
San Diego
San Francisco
Seattle
Vancouver
Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 30,000 25,000
First Class 45,000 40,000

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.

April 2019 - March 2020
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 Route
(To/from Japan)
Higher Class of Service Japan
Standard Award Level Airport Upgrade Discount
Promotion for JAL
International Flights
East Asia Busan
Seoul
Premium Economy Class 9,000 none
Business Class 12,000 10,000
First Class none none
Beijing
Dalian
Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shanghai
Tianjin
Kaohsiung
Taipei
Premium Economy Class 9,000 7,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class 25,000 none
Guam Guam Premium Economy Class 9,000 none
Business Class 12,000 none
First Class none none
South East Asia/
South Asia
Bangkok
Delhi
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 20,000 18,000
First Class 35,000 none
Manila Premium Economy Class 9,000 7,000
Business Class 12,000 9,000
First Class 25,000 none
Oceania Melbourne
Sydney
Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 25,000 22,000
First Class 38,000 none
Europe/Russia Frankfurt Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 33,000 28,000
First Class 48,000 none
Helsinki
London
Paris
Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 33,000 none
First Class 48,000 none
Moscow Premium Economy Class 15,000 12,000
Business Class 25,000 21,000
First Class none none
Hawaii Honolulu
Kona
Premium Economy Class 15,000 none
Business Class 25,000 none
First Class 30,000 none
North America Los Angeles *Flights to/from Osaka (Kansai)
San Diego
Vancouver
Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 30,000 25,000
First Class 45,000 none
Boston
Chicago
Dallas Fort Worth
Los Angeles *Flights to/from Tokyo (Narita)
New York
San Francisco
Seattle
Premium Economy Class 20,000 16,000
Business Class 30,000 none
First Class 45,000 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.
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