Change of International Flight Reservation Period

On/After April 1, 2019, the reservation period for international flights will be extended to 360 days, from the current 330 days prior to departure.

Effective Date

Starting April 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (JST)

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  • *All flights in the itinerary need to be within 360 days from the booking date and need to be reserved at the same time.

Applicable

  • JAL International Revenue and Award Tickets (include domestic sectors connecting to JAL international sectors)
  • Partner Airline Award Tickets
  • *Reservation period may vary depending on the partner airline.

Q & A

  • Q: Why are you changing the international reservation period to 360 days prior to departure?
  • A: Based on the customer feedback, we have decided to enhance our reservation system and accept reservations 360 days in advance.
  • Q: Can domestic flights in Japan connected with international flights also be booked starting 360 days prior to departure?
  • A: Yes. International flights with domestic Japan connecting flights are also available starting 360 days prior to departure.
  • Q: Will bookings for JAL International Upgrade Awards be accepted 360 days prior to departure?
  • A: Yes. Bookings for JAL International Upgrade Awards will be available beginning 360 days prior to departure.
  • Q: Will advanced seat selection service be available beginning 360 days prior to departure for both Japanese domestic flights and international flights?
  • A: Yes. Advanced seat selection service is available beginning 360 days prior to departure for both Japanese domestic flights and international flights.
    Please note that advance seat selection might not be applicable for selected fares.
  • Q: Will bookings for the following tickets be accepted beginning 360 days prior to departure?
    JL codeshare flights operated by other airlines, Partner Airlines Award Tickets, oneworld Award Tickets and Jetstar Japan Award Tickets.
  • A: Even though you will be able to select a flight date beginning 360 days prior to departure, the partner airlines' system may not be able to accept a booking.
    Please book your tickets when the flights become available.
    • *Award tickets must be issued at the same time of booking.
  • Q: Which flight will be available for booking on April 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.?
  • A: Flights until March 26, 2020 will be available for booking.

February 12, 2019
Japan Airlines

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