Press Releases

ASTA Urges Air Canada to Reverse Stance on Withholding Refunds for Cancelled Flights
In its June 26, 2020 answer to a pending U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) enforcement proceeding, Air Canada stated that it is not obligated to issue...

The American Society of Travel Advisors Responds to the European Union Travel Ban
Alexandria, VA, June 26, 2020?–?Tonight, the President and CEO of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Zane Kerby, issues the following statement in response to the European Union...

ASTA Reiterates Stance on Retroactive Changes to Supplier Terms & Conditions in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
As addressed in an earlier ASTA statement, despite being blameless with respect to travel-related cancellations resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, it is often the traveler and the travel advisor who suffer financially.

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Member Alerts

Tell Congress to Act Now to Save Travel Advisors
While the CARES Act, enacted at the end of March, provided several financial relief options for travel agencies and independent advisors to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many of those programs are expiring soon...

SBA Reopens EIDL Applications, Main Street Lending Program Registering Lenders Members Only - Please Login
ASTA Members: We have two updates to share on federal coronavirus relief programs.Yesterday, the Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Additional Guidance Released, Congress Working on PPP Fix Bill Members Only - Please Login
We write today with some updated guidance regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), one of the central relief programs included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Earlier this month, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application, with a worksheet addendum.

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