JAL Explorer Pass, JTA routes?

Old Mar 3, 18, 3:52 pm
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JAL Explorer Pass, JTA routes?

Hi there,
Thank you for any help in previous threads.
I plan on using JAL Japan Explorer Pass for a trip to from Osaka (KIX) to Ishigaki (ISG). The route is carried out by Japan Transocean Air (JTA).

https://www.world.jal.co.jp/world/en...lorer_pass/ar/

When looking at the JAL Explorer Pass page, it mentions routes available as those from Ishigaki (ISG) to Naha (OKA) for instance, which is a JTA route, as well as other JTA routes from Naha (OKA).

But when selecting departure points from the reservation page:

https://www.world.jal.co.jp/world/en...r/reservation/

I cannot find Ishigaki (ISG) in the list. If I select Naha (OKA) as departure point, the only available arrival point is Tokyo/Haneda (HND). Any other routes are not visible.


Have anyone come across this problem? I can't see anything mentioned about JTA routes not being available.

I could possibly use the ANA equivalent route but I would rather take the JTA route that departs later.
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Old Mar 3, 18, 7:50 pm
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I guess it's no longer possible to do Ishigaki using the JA Explorer Pass?
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Old Mar 3, 18, 8:14 pm
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Originally Posted by lcpteck View Post
I guess it's no longer possible to do Ishigaki using the JA Explorer Pass?
it is still possible
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Old Mar 3, 18, 8:23 pm
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post

it is still possible
Maybe just call JAL to book manually.
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Old Mar 4, 18, 4:55 am
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Wish I knew why it can't be booked online. I suppose they would add a booking fee if doing this though phone.

I am a bit afraid spelling name and other details is a bit of a challenge through phone than online. I had trouble hearing the JAL staff over the phone when I called yesterday.
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Old Apr 17, 18, 9:10 am
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I have done this fairly recently over the phone (JALís UK office).
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Old Apr 17, 18, 10:48 am
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Calling the local office isnt so bad, unless you are calling from china lol
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Give it another try. I just learned from a JAL Rep. days ago that they just redesigned their online JEP system to support JTA routes.
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@AmD950 answer me
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Old Apr 19, 18, 12:57 am
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Originally Posted by qxk970517 View Post
Give it another try. I just learned from a JAL Rep. days ago that they just redesigned their online JEP system to support JTA routes.
Yep, I heard it from the JAL Agent as well when I was asking about Explorer Pass and Yokoso. It's now bookable online. Yokoso is still through OTAs or JAL direct though.

JAL hotline charges SGD60 handling fee for Yokoso. I just checked with HIS Travel Agent retail shop and only charges SGD30....
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