They wanted $1500 for me to maintain my platinum this year. Now that they have changed the rules to require a spending threshold, I missed it. And given the mid year change that first class upgrades are based on the last six months of spending, my frequency of upgrades dropped from almost always to barely ever. Uh, no thanks. I guess I’ll stick with Gold. But on a great note, our Concur is programmed not to allow us to buy basic economy tickets. Have been worried about getting stuck in those tickets without airline status.