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Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines (JAL), Asia's biggest airline group, serves over 280 airports in 45 countries and territories worldwide. The JAL group network covers 363 international passenger routes, and 128 domestic routes, the largest domestic route network in Japan.

Take Advantage

Emirates Skywards members can earn and spend Miles on flights across Japan Airlines network, including JAL domestic flights. Please remember to check blackout dates, travel pairs and conditions before making your arrangements.

Please give your Emirates Skywards membership number when booking.

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Earn Miles

International flights

The following booking classes are not eligible to earn Miles in Economy Class flights between Dubai and Japan: D, X, I, H, K, M, L, V, S, Q, N, O, G and R.
Economy Class Economy Class Economy Class Business Class Business Class First Class
Q, N H,K,M,L,V,S,O,G,R Y,B,W,E I J,C,D,X F,A
0.3 Miles 0.5 Miles 1 Mile 0.7 Miles 1.25 Miles 1.5 Miles

Domestic flights

For Japan domestic flight sectors included in international tickets, including Yokoso Japan Airpass and Welcome to Japan Fares, miles will be credited as outlined in the following table regardless of the accumulation level described in the Domestic flights table: 1 Mile per mile flown in Economy Class, 1.1 Miles per mile flown in Business Class and 1.5 Miles in First Class.
Economy ClassMiles earned on domestic flights are dependent on fare type Business ClassMiles earned on domestic flights are dependent on fare type First ClassMiles earned on domestic flights are dependent on fare type
0.75 Miles - 1 Mile 0.85 Miles - 1.1 Miles 1.25 Miles - 1.5 Miles

Spend Miles

The Miles specified in the below table pertain to return reward flights.

empty cell Economy Class Business Class First Class
Between Europe and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Europe and Japan 110,000 225,000 335,000
Between Europe and Seoul, Busan 115,000 235,000 350,000
Between Europe and Guam 105,000 215,000 320,000
Between Europe and Asia 1 105,000 215,000 320,000
Between Europe and Asia 2 105,000 215,000 320,000
Between Moscow and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Moscow and Japan 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Moscow and Seoul, Busan 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Moscow and Guam 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Moscow and Asia 1 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Moscow and Asia 2 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Moscow and Australia 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Japan and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Japan and Europe 110,000 225,000 335,000
Between Japan and Moscow 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Japan and Japan 20,000 - -
Between Japan and Seoul, Busan 20,000 45,000 65,000
Between Japan and Guam 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Japan and Asia 1 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Japan and Asia 2 35,000 75,000 110,000
Between Japan and Australia 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Japan and Hawaii 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Japan and North America 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Seoul, Busan and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Seoul, Busan and Europe 115,000 235,000 350,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Moscow 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Japan 20,000 45,000 65,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Guam 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Asia 1 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Asia 2 45,000 95,000 140,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Australia 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Seoul, Busan and Hawaii 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Seoul, Busan and North America 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Asia 1 and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Asia 1 and Europe 105,000 215,000 320,000
Between Asia 1 and Moscow 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 1 and Japan 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Asia 1 and Seoul, Busan 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Asia 1 and Guam 30,000 65,000 95,000
Between Asia 1 and Asia 2 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 1 and Australia 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 1 and Hawaii 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 1 and North America 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Asia 2 and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Asia 2 and Europe 105,000 215,000 320,000
Between Asia 2 and Moscow 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Asia 2 and Japan 35,000 75,000 110,000
Between Asia 2 and Seoul, Busan 45,000 95,000 140,000
Between Asia 2 and Guam 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 2 and Asia 1 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Asia 2 and Australia 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Asia 2 and Hawaii 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Asia 2 and North America 70,000 145,000 215,000
Between Australia and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Australia and Europe 128,000 256,000 384,000
Between Australia and Moscow 128,000 256,000 384,000
Between Australia and Japan 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Australia and Seoul, Busan 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Australia and Guam 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Australia and Asia 1 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Australia and Asia 2 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Australia and Hawaii 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Australia and North America 70,000 145,000 215,000
Between Hawaii and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between Hawaii and Japan 40,000 85,000 125,000
Between Hawaii and Seoul, Busan 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Hawaii and Asia 1 50,000 105,000 155,000
Between Hawaii and Asia 2 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between Hawaii and Australia 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between North America and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between North America and Japan 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between North America and Seoul, Busan 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between North America and GuamApplies only to Vancouver - Guam trips 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between North America and Asia 1 60,000 125,000 185,000
Between North America and Asia 2 70,000 145,000 215,000
Between North America and Australia 70,000 145,000 215,000
Between South America and: empty cell empty cell empty cell
Between South America and Japan 80,000 165,000 245,000
Between South America and Seoul, Busan 85,000 175,000 260,000
Between South America and Guam 85,000 175,000 260,000
Between South America and Asia 1 85,000 175,000 260,000
Between South America and Asia 2 90,000 185,000 275,000
Australia 90,000 185,000 275,000

Reward Zone Countries & Regions
Europe Frankfurt, London, Paris, Helsinki
Hawaii Honolulu, Kona
Asia 1 Beijing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Manila, Shanghai, Taipei and Tianjin
Asia 2 Bangkok, Delhi, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Australia Sydney
North America Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Vancouver, Boston, San Diego


Important Information

Earning Miles

  • Emirates Skywards Members are eligible to earn Miles on all Japan Airlines operated International and domestic flights with a JL code. Japan Airline affiliate flights on Japan Transocean Air, JAL Express and J-Air are eligible to earn Miles.
  • Infant fares are not eligible to earn Miles for domestic and international travel.
  • Members will earn Skywards Miles only on Emirates and Japan Airlines codeshare flights operated by Japan Airlines.
  • Please quote your Emirates Skywards membership number while making your reservation. Please note that membership number registration at the Japan Airlines check-in counter on Japan Airlines domestic flights is not accepted. If you have not mentioned your membership number before your flight, you may request post-flight credit by sending your original boarding passes (there are no tickets issued for Japan Airlines domestic flights) along with your Emirates Skywards membership number to Emirates Skywards.
  • Miles cannot be earned on Group Inclusive Tours (GIT) / Inclusive Individual Fares (IIT), rewards flights, or on any free ticket promotions. Miles cannot be earned on any industry or agency discount tickets, charter flight or special provision tickets.

Spending Miles

  • Reward tickets are not valid on codeshare flights operated by any other carrier other than Japan Airlines and Japan Airline affiliate flights on Japan Transocean Air, JAL Express and J-Air.
  • The same number of Miles is required for a reward ticket, whether for an adult, child or infant who will occupy a seat. Miles stated are for direct flights only.
  • During Peak Periods reward flight availability is limited as determined by Japan Airlines. Please visit the Japan Airlines website to find out more about blackout dates for international flights(opens external site in a new tab).
  • International Rewards
    • International Rewards allow one stopover, in addition to the final destination, at the connecting city.
    • A connection of 24 hours or more will be considered a stopover.
    • Involuntary stopovers, including connections, will not count against the total number of eligible stopovers allowed.
    • International reward tickets in Business Class and First Class that have a domestic sector either to or from Japan will be booked as an Economy Class reward ticket for the domestic sector.
    • Within Japan:
      • For journeys that originate outside Japan (where Japan is not the final destination), but include stopovers in Japan, a maximum of two stopover locations in Japan will be permitted for the entire round-trip journey.
      • When Japan is the destination on a journey that originates outside Japan, in addition to the final point of destination in Japan, one other stopover point in Japan will be allowed.
      • For journeys that originate in Japan, stopovers in Japan will not be allowed. However, transfers (changing of plane within 24 hours) will be permitted.
      • Only two Japan domestic sectors may be included in the entire journey of international rewards.
      • Where no direct service is operated, two or more reward tickets may be required.

For Japan domestic routes, special rules apply to reward tickets as follows:

Infant condition

  • Infants occupying a seat will need an airline ticket that is either a adult mileage reward ticket or an infant-fare ticket.
  • Infants not occupying a seat need to be younger than 3 years old and must have a non-revenue ticket when sharing a seat with their parent.

Reservations

  • Each domestic sector for reward travel shall be reserved no earlier than 09:30 (Japan Time) and two months prior to the departure date of the flights as per Japanese local regulations.
  • Open tickets are not allowed.
  • Routing restrictions: Any two sectors can be included in one reward ticket provided the same sector in the same direction of travel is not used twice.
  • All reward flight sectors must be on direct flight.
  • All flights must be confirmed at the time of booking the reward ticket. Waitlists or reward ticket name changes are not permitted.

Validity

  • Japan Airlines domestic reward tickets are valid only for the flight and date originally reserved. Failure to travel on the reserved flight and date will result in the forfeiture of the reward ticket.
  • Date changes to reward tickets are allowed four days before the departure date.
  • Reward tickets for Japan Airlines domestic routes are valid for 90 days starting from the day after the issue of the reward ticket.