JAL Domestic Award Availability

Old Nov 13, 2021, 6:12 pm
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JAL Domestic Award Availability

I知 searching for award flights from Haneda to Okinawa in October next year via QF. Inexplicably, availability stops at June 30. Flights for the dates I知 after are bookable through normal channels however there is nothing via award redemption. Are these award seats being held back intentionally and is there a time when they値l be released?
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Old Nov 13, 2021, 6:30 pm
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Originally Posted by pweekes
I知 searching for award flights from Haneda to Okinawa in October next year via QF. Inexplicably, availability stops at June 30. Flights for the dates I知 after are bookable through normal channels however there is nothing via award redemption. Are these award seats being held back intentionally and is there a time when they値l be released?
Seems to be a QF issue. JAL has released the seats past June 30th, and I can book via JAL. You'd need to check with the QF forum if there are any quirks or things to be aware of when booking JAL domestic awards.
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Old Nov 13, 2021, 8:03 pm
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Thanks for the reply, I’ll investigate as you’ve suggested.
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Old Nov 15, 2021, 10:44 pm
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If you have issues with BA or QF websites not showing domestic JL award availability, I recommend always checking the same flights on AA.com. It has been a bit of a problem lately. I’ve already booked awards into summer 2022, so I know the JL domestic award space has been released.

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Old Nov 16, 2021, 10:16 pm
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I like the Alaska site myself, I think it's easier to use and more reliable than AA.

It looks like availability is very good until October 6th, but booking hasn't opened yet for later flights. I don't know if that's the actual case or just an Alaska website issue. I wouldn't worry about domestic flights filling up for quite a while since it's not during a big holiday week.
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Old Nov 16, 2021, 10:27 pm
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Originally Posted by bpe
I like the Alaska site myself, I think it's easier to use and more reliable than AA.

It looks like availability is very good until October 6th, but booking hasn't opened yet for later flights. I don't know if that's the actual case or just an Alaska website issue. I wouldn't worry about domestic flights filling up for quite a while since it's not during a big holiday week.
AS only have access 330 days out or there abouts. So makes sense that availability ends in early October.
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Old Nov 16, 2021, 10:51 pm
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AS only have access 330 days out or there abouts. So makes sense that availability ends in early October.
Ah, that could explain it then.

But it also looks like domestic JAL awards are only available 330 days out anyways.
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Old Nov 17, 2021, 12:41 am
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Ah, that could explain it then.

But it also looks like domestic JAL awards are only available 330 days out anyways.
Yeah, forgot it is only the international that is 360 days out for JAL's own members.
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