Sky Mate Stand-By Fare

Eligible customers

This fare type is available to customers aged 12 to 25 if there are empty seats available at the departure airport on the date of travel.

  • When purchasing tickets and checking in, please present either your JALCARD, JALCARD navi, or JMB card with your personal information registered; an official document listing your date of birth; or your Sky Mate Card. You must present one of these to receive the discount.

Please contact JAL call center (JAL Reservation & Information) for further instructions about registering passenger information.

Eligible routes

Domestic routes operated by the JAL Group

  • This fare type is not available on codeshare flights operated by Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) or Amakusa Airlines (AMX).


October 31, 2021 - March 26, 2022

Period I: October 31 - November 30, 2021, January 4 - February 28, 2022

Period II: December 1, 2021 - January 3, 2022 and March 1 - 26, 2022


March 27 - October 29, 2022

Period I: April 1 - June 30, September 1 - October 29, 2022

Period II: March 27 - 31, July 1 - August 31, 2022


October 30, 2022 - March 25, 2023

Period I: October 30 - November 30, 2022, January 4 - February 28, 2023

Period II: December 1, 2022 - January 3, 2023 and March 1 - 25, 2023

Reservation/sales period

This fare cannot be reserved in advance.

From the opening of the airport counter on the date of travel until 20 minutes before departure (can only be purchased at the departure airport)

Ticket validity

Tickets are valid on the ticket issuance date and remain valid for 1 year from the next day of ticket issuance date.
Reserved tickets are valid only for the specified reserved flight. Please change or cancel your reservation prior to departure time if you do not plan to board the reserved flight. (Tickets not changed or canceled by departure time cannot be used to fly.)

Ticket purchase deadline

Please purchase tickets at least 20 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time.


Please check with an airport staff member to change flights.

  • Travelers and routes may not be changed, nor may routes be reversed.
  • Please ensure changes are made at least 20 minutes prior to the reserved flight's departure.
  • If a change in reservation causes the fare to increase over the original fare, the fare difference must be paid.

A charge will be applied for changes to Class J or First Class at the departure airport on the date of travel.

Travelers to/from Tokyo (Haneda/Narita), Osaka (Itami/Kansai/Kobe), and Fukuoka (Fukuoka/Kitakyushu) may choose either airport as their point of departure/arrival.


Cancellations must be made at least 20 minutes prior to the departure time of the reserved flight.
Refunds and cancellations of purchased tickets are subject to designated handling charges.
The deadline to receive a refund is 10 days from the day after the ticket expires.

Cabin Class

Economy: Not available for reservation
Class J: Not available for reservation. Available for same-day upgrade
First Class: Not available for reservation. Available for same-day upgrade

Mileage Earning Rates

Sky Mate Stand-By Fare: 75%


  • It is not possible to change to or from other discount fares. In addition, you cannot divert a reservation that you had previously acquired with another fare.
  • Users of this fare are not eligible for the JAL Touch & Go boarding.

Fare table

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  • Past fares may be searched up to one year prior to today's date.
  • Some flights may not be searchable due to flight number changes. Please contact the JAL call center (JAL Reservation & Information) for details.

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