JAL and Korean Air Introduce Mileage Tie-Up



Thanks to a new reciprocal mileage tie-up between Japan Airlines (JAL) and Korean Air, loyalty program members can now redeem award tickets on either airline. Members of JAL Mileage Bank can make reservations for redemption for flights leaving on or after December 3, provided that they use a Japan Airlines-designated code. Eligible Korean Air-operated and designated routes for JAL Mileage Bank members are as follows:

  • Seoul (Incheon) = Tokyo (Haneda/Narita), Osaka (Kansai), Nagoya (Chubu), Sapporo, Aomori, Niigata, Komatsu, Okayama, Fukuoka, Oita and Kagoshima
  • Seoul (Gimpo) = Tokyo (Haneda) and Osaka (Kansai)
  • Busan = Tokyo (Narita), Osaka (Kansai), Nagoya (Chubu), Sapporo and Fukuoka
  • Jeju = Tokyo (Narita) and Osaka (Kansai)

Reservations for redemption for Korean Air’s Skypass members, on the other hand, can be made for flights leaving on or after December 1. Members will need to use a Korean Air-designated code when making their reservations in order to accrue miles. Eligible Japan Airlines-operated and designated routes for Skypass members are as follows:

  • Seoul (Incheon) = Tokyo (Narita)
  • Seoul (Gimpo) = Tokyo (Haneda)
  • Busan = Tokyo (Narita)

For more information, visit Japan Airlines and Korean Air.

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