How to check upgrade availability

Old Jan 12, 19, 7:53 pm
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How to check upgrade availability

I have a ticket booked FEB 17 JFK - HND in PE E fare and return on FEB 21 HND - JFK in PE E fare. I have a friend that is willing to sponsor JMB miles if there is availability. Is there anywhere I can check availability online or does we need to call?


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Old Jan 12, 19, 11:04 pm
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Your friend can only use miles for upgrading of family members.

http://www.jal.co.jp/en/jalmile/use/jal/upgrade/conditions.html#tabs
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Old Jan 14, 19, 6:00 pm
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Get married to the friend or u canít do it using the friendí Miles!
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Old Jan 14, 19, 8:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Tokyoite View Post
Get married to the friend or u canít do it using the friendí Miles!
... maybe the friend was in fact a long lost brother or sister.🤔
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Old Jan 14, 19, 11:39 pm
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Calling JAL is most accurate way.
However, basically, IMHO, if business class award is available at basic miles (50000miles), probably upgrade award is available.
For 17Feb, JFK-HND requires 101,000 miles (5 seats remain)
For 21Feb, HND-JFK requires 50,000 miles (lowest basic miles, 2 seats remain).
So, you have good chance of HND-JFK flight upgrade.
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