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JAL Starts Special Dog + Owner Flights – Take Your Best Friend on Vacation, Prevents US Mishaps – Veterinarians & Special Pet Perks Onboard

JAL might have the right idea when it comes to preventing pet mishaps like the ones we’ve seen recently in the US. The airline has started “wan wan” (that’s the Japanese word for the sound a dog makes) flights that allow passengers to take their four-legged best friends on a 3-day package vacation. Included in…

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JAL Celebrates 1,600 New Employees by Releasing Thousands of Paper Airplanes in the Air

Today was the initiation ceremony at Haneda Airport for over 1,600 new staff at Japan Airlines. The new hires come from across the 33 different companies that make up  the Japan Airlines group. The airline’s new president, Yuji Akasaka, was also in attendance.  Akasaka, formerly the managing executive officer in charge of engineering and maintenance, was promoted…

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Sweet Spots

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles mileage redemption program has traditionally taken a back seat in frequent flier circles to the likes of American AAdvantage and British Airways Executive Club. Given all of the negative changes made to the AA and BA programs over the past several years, Asia Miles may be worth a second look…

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Japan Airlines to Launch JFK to Tokyo-Haneda Route, Doubles First Class Seats Out of New York

Japan Airlines (JAL) First Class onboard the 777-300ER, which will be used on routes between New York and Tokyo (Narita and Haneda). Photo by the author.

Japan Airlines (JAL) is famous for their great service, and their First Class product is one of my favorite out there. They are part of the oneworld alliance, and with their new partnership with Alaska, redeeming miles and points on JAL flights is more accessible than ever. While they have an incredible First Class product, it’s only…

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Complete Guide to Redeeming Alaska Miles on JAL

Alaska published their award chart for Japan Airlines (JAL) yesterday, so I figure there’s no better time to cover some of the basics. I’ll include the ways you can earn Alaska Airlines miles, discuss Alaska’s routing rules and some (surprising) sweet spots, and cover the destinations served by JAL. You can book Japan Airlines flights using Alaska miles online, which…

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Now Live: Use Alaska Miles on Japan Airlines Flights

Japan Airlines First Class Caviar Service

It’s no secret that I consider Alaska miles to be just about the most valuable airline currency out there. Alaska has a good number of high quality partners, like Emirates, Korean Air, and Cathay Pacific. They have flexible routing rules (like routing from the US to Europe via Dubai), and allow a stopover even on one-way flights.…

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How to Book Emirates First Class with Japan Airlines (JAL) Miles

Emirates First Class A380 Cabin

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Japan Airlines Announces Partnership with Priority Pass…But It’s Not What You Think

You can now redeem JAL miles for a Priority Pass membership

Priority Pass is the world’s largest independent lounge network, and members have access to 950 lounges worldwide. Many of us know them from the membership that comes with a credit card, but a number of people also buy memberships outright. There are three tiers of membership: Standard ($99/year): $27 per member visit, $27 per guest Standard Plus…

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