Delta Plays A Game Of Flip-Flop With Their Elites

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    As you might have seen in the last couple of days, Delta has published their elite qualification requirements that will kick in for status for the 2016 member year. While much of it was left unchanged, they did raise the somewhat recent revenue requirement for status. Check out the changes here and a (rare) commentary on my part as I let it out on a Saturday. The Change To recap, Delta announced back in 2013 that 2014 would see revenue requirements for their elite flyers. What that meant was that Delta set fixed amounts that the different elite levels had to hit in spend on Delta tickets (not taxes/fees) in order to reach elite status. This is in edition to the mileage/segment requirements. The levels were set to look like this: Silver Medallion: $2,500 in spend and 25,000 MQMs or 30 segments Gold Medallion: $5,000 in spend and 50,000 MQMs or 60 segments Platinum Medallion: $7,500 in spend and 75,000 MQMs or 100 segments Diamond Medallion: $12,500 in spend and... The post Delta Plays A Game Of Flip-Flop With Their Elites appeared first on Running with Miles.

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