ROOKIE WEDNESDAY: Know the Difference Between Delta Amex MQD Waiver and MQM Spend Bonuses

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Several readers privately approached me about this topic, which leads me to assume more people have the same concern. Let’s address it here so everyone’s on the same page and receives what they expect from their Delta Amex cards.

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Good News for Delta, Bad News for Medallions: Fewer Upgrades Available. How to Improve Your Chances

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During Delta’s quarterly investors’ call this week, mothership brass revealed a surge in premium seat purchases. But more cushy seats sold = fewer seats for Medallions to enjoy complimentary upgrades. Continue reading