JAL International Award Tickets required mileage chart

Updated on December 7, 2023


Effective for tickets issued on/after October 1, 2023, the number of miles required for First Class will vary depending on the season of the departure date.*
Additionally, there will be changes to the maximum required miles for JAL International Award Ticket PLUS.

* Customers who make a waitlist request on/before September 30, 2023 for JAL International Award Ticket(First Class) which flight departing on/after October 1, 2023 may be unable to issue the ticket via the JAL website if the seat is subsequently confirmed on/after October 1. If the ticket cannot be issued via the JAL website, please contact JAL International Reservations for assistance.

What is JAL International Award Ticket PLUS?

  • The number of miles required to redeem award tickets varies depending on the itinerary and seat availability on the flight at the time of booking.
  • If there are no seats available on the flight that can be booked using the lowest number of miles (base miles), you can book using additional miles, which vary depending on the estimated number of remaining seats (Award Ticket PLUS).
  • Award Ticket PLUS is not applicable to First Class.
  • You can check the required number of miles for your desired itinerary via the JAL website's seat availability check pages.

To/from Japan (one way)

Economy Class, Premium Economy Class, Business class

First Class

The number of miles varies depending on the seasonality of the boarding date.


Low Season (L) January 11 - February 29, April 1 - April 26, 2024, January 11 - February 28, 2025

Regular Season (R)

October 1 - December 13, 2023, March 1 - March 31, May 10 - July 10, August 26 - December 13, 2024, March 1 - March 31, 2025

High Season (H)

December 14, 2023 - January 10, 2024

April 27 - May 9, July 11 - August 25, 2024, December 14, 2024 - January 10, 2025


  • In addition to the mileage listed below, award tickets will be subject to fuel surcharges, insurance surcharges, and other taxes and fees (airport departure and arrival taxes, airport usage fees, etc.) imposed by each government/airport.
  • Certain classes of service may not be available depending on the route or operating aircraft.
  • Awards issued for children and infants who occupy their own seat require the same mileage as for adults. Awards issued for infants sharing a seat with an adult are issued at 10% of the applicable adult mileage level only if the accompanying adult travels on the same award type.

How to Make a Reservation

You must be logged in to your JMB account.
After logging in, go to JAL Mileage Bank top page and follow the steps below.

Select JAL Award Tickets in the Popular awards section under Redeem your miles.

  • When searching for a specific date only, go to "JAL International Award Ticket".
  • To search using the calendar, go to "International Award Ticket Seat Availability Check Calendar".