JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets

  • *Award bookings for American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways / Cathay Dragon, Qantas and Air France are available through the JAL website.
    For other airlines, please refer to How to Request Awards.

Important Notice

airberlin has announced to cease all flights on/after October 28, 2017.
New award bookings for airberlin are not acceptable.

Notice

  • Effective for requests made from October 1, 2017, new required mileage for JMB Partner Airlines Award Ticket will be applied.

Class of Service

All travel should be in the same class of service. When different classes of service are involved in a journey, the required mileage for the higher class will apply.

Flight Sectors and Stopovers

  • For each award, a maximum of 6 flight sectors excluding surface sectors will be permitted in the whole itinerary.
    For Korean Air, a maximum of 2 flight sectors will be permitted. For China Eastern Airlines, a maximum of 4 flight sectors will be permitted. China (including Hong Kong and Macau) domestic sectors are permitted for a maximum of 2 flight sectors.
  • For each award, a maximum of 3 stopovers (a stay more than 24 hours or surface sector) are permitted in the whole itinerary.
    For China Eastern Airlines, for international travel originating in China (including Hong Kong and Macau), stopovers in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) are not permitted.
  • "One city" can be included three times at maximum for the whole itinerary. Stopovers at "one city" are permitted once in the whole itinerary.
  • One surface sector is permitted in the whole itinerary.
  • A surface sector is counted to be "one stopover" regardless of the sojourn time.
  • The distance of the surface sector is included in the total distance (*1) of the award itinerary.
  • *1The total distance of the award itinerary is used to determine the mileage required for the award.

Itinerary

  • One-way trips are permitted.
  • "Point of origin" and "Final returning point" may be different and those cities may be located in different countries. (China includes Hong Kong and Macau.)
    Please note that one-way itineraries and itineraries in which the "Point of origin" and "Final returning point" are located in different countries cannot be booked from the JAL website. For such bookings, please contact the opens in new windowJMB International Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center of your membership region.
  • Itineraries cannot back-track to the point of origin in order to continue onwards to a final destination.
  • Itineraries cannot back-track to the country of origin in order to continue onwards to a third country.

Permitted

Los Angeles to New York, New York to Paris

Not Permitted

Los Angeles to Paris, Paris to Los Angeles, Los Angeles to Hong Kong

  • *Flight sectors where airlines do not have traffic rights are not eligible.
  • *To comply with U.S. transportation rules, itineraries between two cities in the U.S. (including Hawaii and Guam) via Japan must include at least one international flight that is operated by a U.S. carrier.
    Please opens in new windowcontact us for details.
    *Including itineraries regarded as "via Japan" by U.S. authorities.
  • *Due to U.S. transportation rules, itineraries between two different Canadian cities via a U.S. city (a stay for less than 12 hours) and/or itineraries between two different Mexican cities via a U.S. city (a stay for less than 12 hours) are not permitted.

Upgrades

Award tickets cannot be upgraded (to the next higher class of service) by paying the fare differential or through combined use with an upgrade award.

Restricted Travel Dates for Awards

Royal Jordanian

There are restricted travel dates as follows:

From Jordan to US July 15 - September 15 From US to Jordan May 15 - July 15
From Jordan to UK July 15 - September 15 From UK to Jordan June 1 - August 1

Korean Air

There are restricted travel dates as follows:

Between Japan and Korea Year 2017
January 1, January 26 - 31, July 14 - August 19, September 30 - October 10, December 21 - 31
Year 2018
January 1, February 14 - 19, July 13 - August 18, September 20 - 27, October 5 - 7, December 20 - 31

Other partner airlines

There are no restricted travel dates.
At other times the number of seats available for award travel may be limited, or may not be available.

  • *Restricted travel dates are subject to change without prior notice. Please check for current information when making your reservation.
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