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Japan Airlines Check-In, Boarding Pass Tips

To know more about Japan Airlines check-in, we started with a briefing about the airline itself.

Japan Airlines (日本航空株式会社, Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha), is known as Nikkō (日航), is an international Japanese airline and flag carrier, with its headquarter in Shinagawa at Tokyo. The airline’s main hubs are located at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) and Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. as well as Osaka’s Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport.

The airline is having both international and domestic passengers along with cargo services to 35 countries and 220 destinations.

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Japan Airlines check-in & boarding pass process

The check-in service allows passengers to complete their Japan Airlines booking pre-flight formalities online. Earlier, It was noticed on a daily basis, that travelers had to wait in long and time-taking queues for their turn at the check-in counter. And of course, to prevent such time-taking situations, the airline ease the check-in processes for their customers with varieties of check-in options. Japan airlines have different options for domestic and international flights. The airline really knows how to save the customer time by using a self-service machines to check your baggage, check-in and issue boarding pass, which we discuss under:

Japan Airlines Check-In options 

Japan Airlines offers various check-in options to passengers before or after arriving at the airport:

  • Japan Airlines Check-In for Domestic Flights
  • Touch & Go Service.
  • Check-in and Ticketing Kiosk
  • Japan Airlines Check-In for International Flights
  • Web Check-in 
  • International Self Check-in Machines (I-SCM)

Japan Airlines Touch & Go check-in

Passengers can use this service called touch and go even when they are traveling with an e-ticket on an award ticket or individual fare, and when they have pre-selected their seat. Japan Airlines Touch And Go Check-In is also available on the following airlines:

Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air, Japan Air Commuter, and Ryukyu Air Commuter are also available. 

Japan Airlines touch and go check-in

If you have finished booking, ticket purchase, and seat selection for domestic flights with this Touch And Go check-in option then surely no additional check-in procedure or option will be needed to do whether you talk about Web Check-in, Counter Check-in, and self-service check-in machine, etc.

For using this Japan Airlines Touch And Go check-in option you have to visit the Japan airline website and after clicking on to the boarding information section, you will be redirected to the Touch & Go option page.

After generating the e-ticket itinerary and receipt by pressing the touch-and-go check-in option, you will be provided a two-dimensional barcode, which will be used and printed at the airport. With a mobile device, you can easily access the 2D barcode, and also it can be saved in the iPhone Wallet app, which only the Japanese website has the authorization to access it.

You will have to head to the security checkpoint 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. And make sure you arrive 30 minutes before in case you are connecting from a domestic to an international flight.

The same information which was used at the security checkpoint once again must be scanned in order to move through the boarding gates. When you’re flying with a kid under 3, you’ll also need to check the 2D barcode printed on the infant’s boarding information sheet.

Restriction for Japan Airlines Touch & Go check-in 

  • If you already have a ticket.
  • If you still have not selected a seat.
  • When the reservation is for an unaccompanied or an individual minor, a child from two to seven years that is not accompanied by an adult over 12 years
  • Even if you are a JMB member and have double-booked the same segment on the same day
  • If the itinerary includes an international flight
  • If you need special assistance at boarding 
  • If the fare is paid by you is not eligible for Touch & Go

Japan Airlines Ticketing Kiosk check-in 

Japan Airlines Check-in and Ticketing Kiosk option allow you to easily buy your ticket, check-in, select and change your seat, and issue your receipt. 

It is available at most domestic airports but most of the airports do not allow it such as Matsumoto, Minamidaito, Oki, Okinoerabu, Okushiri, Rishiri, Shizuoka, Tajima, Tarama, Tanegashima, Yakushima, Yonaguni, Yoron airports, Amakusa, Kikai, Kitadaito, Komaki.

You will have to carry one of the following things ready when you arrive at the kiosk to check-in a JMB card, electronic-ticket receipt, 8 or 12-digit order number, and a mobile phone with IC (NFC) function.

Japan Airlines Web check-in

The whole procedure of web checking depends on the time left for your flight. In case of having connecting flights and one of them is domestic and the other one international, you can proceed with Web check-in 24 hours before the departure.

As a passenger you need to know, that you can not use the web checking facilities if you booked your ticket through travel agencies, any other third parties facilities, or tour package tickets. to know more about web check-in.

International Self Check-in Machines (I-SCM)

it is an easier and smoother way for the international flight to do check-in and get the boarding pass.

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Airports with self check-in kiosk (I-SCM)

  • Narita International Airport
  • Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport)
  • Kansai International Airport
  • Baiyun International Airport
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport
  • Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • Heathrow International Airport
  • Frankfurt International Airport
  • Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
  • Taipei Songshan Airport
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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