Korean Air

Korean Air, Korea's largest passenger transport group and one of Asia's foremost airlines, offers a wide range of special services on domestic, international and intercontinental routes with over 129 destinations. As of May 2017, Korean Air operates between Seoul, Busan and Jeju Island in Korea and 12 cities in Japan and all the routes between Korea and Japan are eligible for JMB members.

Available awards, classes, and required mileage

  • Economy Class
  • Business Class
Korean Air Award Tickets Economy Class
Total trip distance (miles) Required Mileage Sample itineraries (round-trip)
1 - 1,000 12,000 Fukuoka / Oita / Kagoshima / Okayama - Seoul (Incheon)
Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Fukuoka - Busan
1,001 - 2,000 15,000 Tokyo (Haneda / Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Komatsu / Niigata / Aomori / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Okinawa - Seoul (Incheon)
Tokyo (Haneda) / Osaka (Kansai) - Seoul (Gimpo)
Tokyo (Narita) / Sapporo (New Chitose) - Busan
Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka (Kansai) - Jeju
2,001 - 4,000 23,000  
4,001 - 6,000 37,000  
6,001 - 8,000 45,000  
8,001 - 10,000 47,000  
10,001 - 12,000 50,000  
12,001 - 14,000 55,000  
14,001 - 20,000 70,000  
20,001 - 25,000 90,000  
25,001 - 29,000 110,000  
29,001 - 34,000 130,000  
34,001 - 50,000 150,000  
  • * The mileage required for an award is determined based on the total itinerary distance (calculated as the sum of the actual miles traveled for each sector) and the class of service traveled.
  • * Awards issued for children and infants require the same mileage as those issued for adults.
  • * In addition to the required mileage for the awards listed above, fuel surcharges and other taxes will be collected where applicable.
  • * The distance of a surface sector between two intermediate cities will not be included in the total itinerary distance.
  • * Eligible flight sectors/routes are subject to change without prior notice.

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Travel Inspiration

Seoul

Enjoy the delight of Korean cuisine, shopping and beauty treatment

  • From/to Japan
  • JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets
  • 11 Cities in Japan to / from Seoul!
Okayama / Fukuoka / Oita / Kagoshima
Economy Class Standard Required Mileage
12,000miles
Tokyo (Haneda / Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Aomori / Komatsu / Niigata
Economy Class Standard Required Mileage
15,000miles
  1. 1Tokyo (Haneda / Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Aomori / Komatsu / Niigata / Okayama / Fukuoka / Oita / Kagoshima
  2. 2Seoul
  3. 3Tokyo (Haneda / Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Aomori / Komatsu / Niigata / Okayama / Fukuoka / Oita / Kagoshima
Required mileage for other classes

Okayama / Fukuoka / Oita / Kagoshima

Business Class
24,000 miles

Tokyo (Haneda / Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Aomori / Komatsu / Niigata

Business Class
30,000 miles

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Busan

Discover the history of Busan and enjoy the delight of Korean cuisine

  • From/to Japan
  • JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets
  • 5 Cities in Japan to / from Busan!
Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Fukuoka
Economy Class Standard Required Mileage
12,000miles
Tokyo (Narita) / Sapporo (New Chitose)
Economy Class Standard Required Mileage
15,000miles
  1. 1Tokyo (Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Fukuoka
  2. 2Busan
  3. 3Tokyo (Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Sapporo (New Chitose) / Fukuoka
Required mileage for other classes

Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai) / Fukuoka

Business Class
24,000 miles

Tokyo (Narita) / Sapporo (New Chitose)

Business Class
30,000 miles

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Jeju

Feel the beautiful view and explorer hisitorical culture in Jeju

  • From/to Japan
  • JMB Partner Airlines Award Tickets
Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka (Kansai)
Economy Class Standard Required Mileage
15,000miles
  1. 1Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka (Kansai)
  2. 2Jeju
  3. 3Tokyo (Narita) / Osaka (Kansai)
Required mileage for other classes
Tokyo (Narita) / Nagoya / Osaka (Kansai)
Business Class
30,000 miles

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