Earning Life Status Points

  • Life Status Points are lifetime activity points that are credited for using eligible services, and are used as the metric for JMB elite benefits, JAL Global Club enrollment, and other services and benefits. Life Status Points are lifetime activity points that are credited for using eligible services, and are used as the metric for JMB elite benefits, JAL Global Club enrollment, and other services and benefits.

Services eligible for earning Life Status Points

When you meet the crediting criteria established for eligible services, that qualifying activity will be automatically converted to Life Status Points - which will then be credited to your account.

When you fly

Crediting of Life Status Points is based on the number of flights traveled for domestic flights and the sector miles traveled for international flights.

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Life Status Points credited Service
Service Metric Life Status Points crediting criteria Life Status Points credited Crediting date
JAL domestic flights Flights 1 flight* 5 points Automatically credited by the day after meeting the crediting criteria
JAL international flights Sector miles 1,000 sector miles* 5 points
  • Flights traveled on fares eligible for earning miles and the associated flight mileage must be credited to your JMB account.
    JAL international miles are calculated as 100% of sector miles, regardless of the mileage accumulation rate for flight miles.

When you use lifestyle services

Crediting of Life Status Points is based on the miles earned for using eligible services.

  • Life Status Points will be credited for earned miles that are reflected to your account on/after January 1, 2024.

What are lifestyle services?

Lifestyle services refer to the wide variety of services offered by the JAL Group for everyday situations other than flights.

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Life Status Points credited Service
Service Metric Life Status Points crediting criteria Life Status Points credited Crediting date
JALCARD Miles 2,000 miles*1 5 points Automatically credited by the day after meeting the crediting criteria
JAL Pay Miles 500 miles 1 point
JAL Mall*2 Miles 100 miles*3 1 point
  1. JALCARD shopping miles (including miles credited for JALCARD contract stores and miles JALCARD Shopping Miles Premium as well as add-on miles) will count toward Life Status Points. Flight bonus miles are ineligible for Life Status Points.
  2. Purchases made through JAL Mall’s Post-flight In-flight Shopping (Japanese only) are ineligible for Life Status Points.  
  3. The standard 1 mile credited for every JPY 100 spent on JAL Mall purchases will count toward Life Status Points.
    Bonus miles credited via JAL Mall promotions are ineligible for Life Status Points.

Participation in JAL Green Life Miles (available to customers living in Japan only)

The JAL Group is working to help solve social issues through its business activities in the aim to contribute to building a sustainable society. As part of this initiative, customers who participate in JAL's environmentally friendly actions and earn Green Life Miles will receive 1 Life Status Point.

  • Up to 1 Life Status Point will be credited per customer per year.
  • After Green Life Miles are earned, the associated Life Status Points will be credited around the end of January of the following year.

Services eligible for earning Life Status Points will be expanded around spring 2024

  • More information will be announced around spring 2024.