JAL Touch & Go boarding (no need to check-in)

Touch & Go,
board domestic flight without check-in

Learn about how to board JAL domestic flights
with JAL Touch & Go boarding flow.
Web or airport check-in is no more required.

After you book the domestic flight, purchase the ticket and select the seat, you will see a boarding procedures on the Booking Details page. "Touch&Go" displayed, you may use JAL Touch & Go boarding.

3 simple steps to board domestic flight

  1. Prepare items required for boardingļ¼
  2. Go straight to security checkpoint
  3. Pass through the boarding gate

STEP1Prepare items required for boardingļ¼

Please have one of the following items on hand.

  • If you are connecting between domestic flights

    Even you are connecting from a domestic flight to another domestic flight, you may use JAL Touch & Go boarding. Your connecting flight information will be also listed on the Boarding Information Slip issued at the security checkpoint. Please go straight to the boarding gate of your connecting flight at the airport.

    For JMB members

    You may use Touch & Go boarding regardless of whether your flight reservation record for the connecting flight is separate or not.
    Touch & Go is not available in the following cases. Please notify the departure gate staff at least 20 minutes prior to the departure time of your connecting flight.

    • If the reservation includes a child at the age of 7 or below, and the reservation record for the connecting flight is separate.
    • If using a certain connecting flight departing from the Okinawa islands and the reservation record for the connecting flight is separate.
      • *The following JTA flights make technical stops for refueling. (Passengers are required to deplane with any carry-on baggage during the refueling operation.)
        Kumejima to Tokyo (Haneda) - refueling at Naha (seasonal flight)
    • If you have more than one bookings for connecting flights departing from the same airport on the same day.
    For non-JMB members

    To use Touch & Go boarding, please make sure to include your connecting flight within the same reservation record.

STEP2Go straight to the security checkpoint at airport

Up to 20 minutes before departure

No additional web or airport check-in procedure is required for boarding JAL domestic flight.
Simply walk through to board your flight if STEP 1 (flight booking, ticket purchase and seat selection) has been completed in advance.
After arriving at the airport, walk through to the security checkpoint. It's not necessary to stop by the check-in counter.

Scan your 2D barcode or tap your IC card (JMB card/JALCARD) over the reader at the security checkpoint to receive the Boarding Information Slip. Boarding information including flight number, seat number and boarding gate will be printed on the slip.

boarding information slip sample
If you have baggage to check in

Please check in your baggage at the airport counter before proceeding to the security checkpoint.
Please check the rules for what you can carry into the aircraft beforehand.

Carry-on baggage

If you need a receipt

Receipt can be obtained through JAL website, or the Self service check-in and ticketing KIOSK at the airport.
After issuing the receipt from the Self service check-in and ticketing KIOSK, you may proceed to the security checkpoint for boarding.

How to display receipt online

Receipt issuance

  • *For smoother scanning, please ensure no fold over the 2D barcode (e-ticket itinerary/receipt) on the printout.
  • *To re-enter the security checkpoint, please present the Boarding Information Slip that you received upon your first security check.
  • *Touch & Go boarding is not available at some airports or specific boarding gates.
  • *Passengers who arrive at the security checkpoint less than 20 minutes before departure time may not be accepted for boarding.

STEP3Pass through the boarding gate

Up to 10 minutes before departure

Please scan/tap item at the security checkpoint and boarding gate.

  • How can I use Touch & Go boarding if I am traveling with an infant?
    2D barcode for the infant will be printed on your Boarding Information Slip.

    For passenger traveling with an infant under the age of 3, the Boarding Information Slip printed out at the security checkpoint reader will contain a 2D barcode for the infant.Please scan the 2D barcode for the infant over the reader at boarding gate. (For adult passenger traveling together, please scan/tap the same item at the security checkpoint and boarding gate.)

    boarding information slip sample for a passenger traveling with an infant under the age of three
  • *Passengers who arrive at the boarding gate less than 10 minutes before departure time may not be accepted for boarding.

Terms and conditions of
using Touch & Go boarding

Q&A about Touch & Go

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