January 17, 2013 Delta Going to a Revenue Based Loyalty Program: Confirmed
Yahoo.com is reporting that Delta has confirmed the revenue requirement for their 2014 SkyMiles program.
This is disappointing, mostly because I travel on el-cheap fares, but it is not unexpected. I suspect if this sticks, UA and AA will join them. That being said, the changes only apply to US and US Territory members. So those wishing to avoid this need only to have a non-US address.