JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets

  • *Award booking for the following partner airlines are available through the JAL website.
    American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways / Cathay Dragon, Finnair, Iberia, Qantas, Qatar Airways, S7 Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Air France, and Bangkok Airways.

    For other airlines, please refer to How to Request Awards.

Important Notice

Mileage partnership with airberlin has been terminated on October 28, 2017.

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 any surface sector is not included in total trip distance* (miles).
    Please note that itineraries that contain certain surface sectors will not be permitted as one award ticket, depending on how the surface sector is arranged.

    Example: When the distance of the surface sector is greater than the distance from the first flight sector's departure city to the surface sector's starting point.

    • *Total trip distance is used to calculate the number of miles required for an award ticket.

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.)
  • 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.
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    *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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