Japan Airlines

Established in 1951, Japan Airlines is one of the world's premier carriers. It joined the oneworld® alliance in 2007. The airline has major hubs at Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Okinawa, and serves almost 80 destinations across 20 countries.

Summary - Japan Airlines

Travel classes

Japan Airlines offers up to four cabin classes on its international longhaul flights, including First ClassExecutive Class (Business Class), Premium Economy and Economy.

Selected domestic flights also offer First Class and Class J (Business Class) travel.

Frequent flyers

As a member of Japan Airline's Mileage Bank Frequent Flyer Programme (JMB), you earn points towards your tier status every time you travel on eligible oneworld flights. And when you are ready to redeem your points, some 1,000 destinations await you across the oneworld alliance.

To learn more about the benefits available to you as part of the oneworld frequent flyer network, please select your tier status from the list below.

Code-share partners

Japan Airlines code-shares with oneworld partners American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, LAN, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas (including Jetstar), Qatar Airways and S7,  and has additional commercial agreements with some 15 other airlines, including Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, JetBlue, Jetstar, Korean Air, Thai Airways and WestJet.


J-AIR – J-AIR is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines International. It operates regional services from Osaka Itami to destinations throughout Japan.

Japan Transocean Air – Based at Okinawa Naha, Japan Transocean Air operates intra-island services throughout the Okinawa island group, plus links to mainland Japan.