JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets

Notice

  • On/After April 1, 2019, reservations for International flight will be accepted from 10:00 am (JST), 360 days prior to departure.

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  • On/after December 19, 2018, bookings for all Partner Airlines Award Tickets are available through JAL website.
  • For the requests made on/after 9:00 (Japan Time) November 20, 2018, new required mileage will be applied for JMB Partner Airlines Award Ticket (Effective for new bookings).
  • New reservation for Hawaiian Airlines award ticket will be accepted from October 1, 2018 1:00 pm (Japan time).
  • Some services are temporarily unavailable at the moment affected by the migration of Passenger Service System implemented on November 16, 2017 (Thu) (Japan Time). Please see the following page for the details.
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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, except for the following partner airlines' awards.
    Korean Air: a maximum of 2 flight sectors will be perimtted
    China Eastern Airlines: a maximum of 4 flight sectors will be permitted. China domestic sectors are permitted for a maximum of 2 flight sectors.
    Hawaiian Airlines: a maximum of 4 flight sectors will be permitted. Hawaiian inter island 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, stopovers in China 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/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.
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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

Korean Air

There are restricted travel dates as follows:

Between Japan and Korea Year 2019
January 1, February 1 - 7, July 12 - August 18, September 11 - 16, October 3 - 7, December 20 - 31
Year 2020
January 1, January 22 - 28, July 12 - August 16, September 25 - October 5, 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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