It seems benefits for JMB members are now as follows Same bonuses when flying AA as on JAL for elites from 1st of April Change in accrual rates with AA You can redeem 11,000 miles at a maximum, less than normal required miles for North America route AA award tickets and JAL+AA joint award tickets for flights from April 8,.2011 through June 30, 2011. Reservation will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. on April 1, 2011. In addition to JAL, AA flight will be available for travel between Asia/Oceania/Japan and North America/Hawaii for applications on and after April 1, 2011. For application on and after July 1, 2011, the rules of AA award tickets will be changed from that of a Zone scheme to Distance scheme. From July 1st added JQ to redeemable airline and made it easier to redeem OW tickets accoss multiple carriers. According to JAL - JAL+AA Joint Award Tickets will be integrated into oneworld award tickets for application on and after July 1, 2011. In this connection, JAL+AA Joint Award Tickets will be discontinued for application from July 1, 2011. Full details at http://www.jal.co.jp/en/jmb/jl_aa/ I wonder what AA got out of this partnership. *edit* english webpage posted so updated this accordingly.