JGC PREMIER

JGC PREMIER

JGC Premier is awarded to JMB members who meet either of the following criteria on JAL Group and oneworld alliance flights flown during the preceding calendar year from January to December:

  • JMB member who has accrued at least 80,000 FLY ON Points (including 40,000 FLY ON Points on JAL Group flights), or
  • JMB member who has attained at least 80 flights (including at least 40 JAL Group flights) and 25,000 FLY ON Points

(For members who join JAL Global Club after satisfying the flight activity requirements above, JGC Premier services will commence around one week after JAL Global Club enrollment.)

  • Only flights that are flown on fares eligible for JMB mileage accrual will count toward the total number of flights qualifying for FLY ON status.
  • JGC Premier benefits and services will be available to members who accrue the required number of FLY ON Points for JGC Premier qualification during the preceding year and who join the JAL Global Club program by June.
  • JGC Premier services cannot be used in conjunction with JAL Global Club services.
  • Please note that offered services are subject to change without notice.

oneworld tier status

JMB FLY ON members will also receive special services with oneworld alliance airlines.

Emerald

JGC Premier members will be able to enjoy oneworld Emerald services.

Service usage period

First Services

Services that are available to members from around one week after status qualification until March 31 of the second year following status qualification

Second Services

Services that are available to members once your FLY ON status card arrives or your membership status is reflected in the JAL app until March 31 of the second year following status qualification

Third Services

Services that are available from April 1 of the year following status qualification

  • Third Services are available only to JMB Diamond and JGC Premier members.
  • All services will be available until March 31 of the second year following status qualification.

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By presenting your JGC PREMIER card at the airport, all of the services indicated below will be available when departing on JAL Group airlines flights.

Priority Check-in

JAL Group domestic flights JAL First Class check-in counters*,
JAL Global Club (JGC) check-in counters
JAL international flights JAL First Class check-in counters*
oneworld alliance member flights Priority check-in counters indicating your oneworld tier status
  • At airports without JAL First Class check-in counters, please use JAL Business Class check-in counters or JGC check-in counters.
  • Priority Check-in can be used by the JGC Premier member and one traveling companion when flying on JAL Group domestic flights or JAL international flights. When flying on oneworld alliance member flights, priority check-in is available to the JGC Premier member only.
  • Some restrictions may apply when flying on charter flights or codeshare flights operated by other airlines. For more information, please refer to the services offered on codeshare flights.

Priority Baggage Service

JGC Premier members who fly on JAL Group or oneworld alliance member flights will have their baggage tagged as highest priority.

  • Priority Baggage Service is available to the JGC Premier member only.
  • Priority Baggage Service is not available when baggage is checked through to/from flights operated by other airlines.
  • Some restrictions may apply when flying on charter flights or codeshare flights operated by other airlines. For more information, please refer to the services offered on codeshare flights.
  • This service is not available on flights operated by British Airways.

Extra Checked Baggage Allowance

In addition to the standard checked baggage allowance, JGC Premier members who fly on JAL Group flights or oneworld alliance member flights can check in the following extra baggage free of charge.

JAL Group domestic flights Standard allowance + 20 kg
JAL international flights Standard allowance + Extra 1 checked bag (up to 32 kg per one piece)
oneworld alliance member flights Standard allowance + Extra 1 checked bag, or Standard allowance + 20 kg
  • Extra Checked Baggage Allowance is available to the JGC Premier member only.
  • The standard checked baggage allowance is a maximum of 32 kg per piece, even when flying in JAL international Economy Class or Premium Economy Class.
  • Extra Checked Baggage Allowance may not apply depending on the type, size, or weight of your baggage.
  • Extra Checked Baggage Allowance is not available when baggage is checked through to/from flights operated by other airlines.
  • Some restrictions may apply when flying on charter flights or codeshare flights operated by other airlines. For more information, please refer to the services offered on codeshare flights.

Priority Standby

By presenting your JGC PREMIER card, priority standby will apply when you wait for a seat on JAL Group flights or oneworld alliance member flights at the airport on the day of departure.

  • For Japan domestic flights, the same [S] highest priority standby number will apply to First Class, Class J, and Economy Class.
  • This service may not be available at some airports or for some flights, and also may not be available in the event of bad weather such as typhoons or heavy snow.
  • This service is not available when flying on codeshare flights operated by other airlines.

Special Security Gate

A special security gate for JMB Diamond and JGC Premier members is located at Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 1, Itami Airport, New Chitose Airport, Fukuoka Airport, and Naha Airport.
After checking in, please proceed to the special security gate.

  • The special security gate can be used by the JGC Premier member and one traveling companion.
  • Eligible members who use the JAL Touch & Go Service can proceed directly to the lounge after arriving at the airport.
  • The JAL Global Club Entrance is available when flying on JAL Group domestic flights departing from Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal 1, Itami Airport, New Chitose Airport, or Fukuoka Airport.

Priority Security Lane

By presenting a JGC PREMIER card and boarding pass, JGC Premier members can use priority lanes at security checkpoints in certain airports.

Applicable airports outside Japan are subject to change. Please refer to the  oneworld alliance website for more details.

  • Priority security lanes can be used by the JGC Premier member only.

Priority Boarding

Upon presentation of your JGC PREMIER card and boarding pass, you have the privilege to board prior to general boarding on JAL Group flights and oneworld alliance member flights.

  • Priority Boarding is available to the JGC Premier member only.
  • This service may not be available at some airports or for some flights.
  • For more details about the boarding announcement sequence, please refer to the following link.

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