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Friday, June 17, 2011

JAL reveals new Mileage Bank Membership Card Design

Finally Japan Airlines has revealed the new design of the JAL Mileage Bank membership card featuring the new logo. They have uploaded the picture to their official facebook page and updated the image on the JMB page.

New JAL Mileage Bank membership card. Image by Japan Airlines

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

JAL added Palau charter flights for award redemptions

Japan Airlines (JAL) will operate a bunch of charter flights to Palau throughout the year. Some of the seats on these flights will be available for JAL Mileage Bank (JMB) award redemptions. However, it has to be an roundtrip award ticket departing from Japan. You can't originate from Palau.

Reservation starts on June 9/July1/Aug 1/Sept 1 8am JST depending on your flight. it costs 40,000 miles for a Economy class roundtrip award. No waitlisting, no change, and no web check-in. Fuel surcharge is JPY 8000 (USD92) one-way. And of course you need to pay other taxes and fees too (USD 35).

Below are the flight schedules. Please note that the departure and arrival time might change due to slot availability at the airports. Schedules from November will make available later.