According to TPG the above is what is on the way for the 2016 Medallion year. I reached out to Delta to confirm and was told more info would be released tomorrow.
if the info is correct, this is REALLY great news. I say that because it could have been MUCH worse. Plus, the best part, the $25,000 MQD exempt spend is NOT changing and that will be just as simple to meet as it was this year.
I will hold off speculating more until we get more solid info from Delta that is confirmed, but at this points I am THRILLED that the latest “enhancement” is not worse and confirms the perk of having either the Delta AMEX GOLD card or the Delta Platinum or Reserve card to be exempt via spending each medallion year.
I can also remind you that what we are talking about is the 2016 Medallion year. That is the status you will earn starting on 1JAN2015. Thus you will need MQMs (as long as they don’t change) plus either MQD exempt spending or the MQD spending number for your Medallion level – René
EDIT: 10/10/14 and it’s OFFICIAL! You can see the info at Delta.com HERE
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