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Welcome to the website of the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Travel Agents, your source for the latest travel-industry news and information for agents and travelers in Arizona.

Saving Time, Money on Parking at Sky Harbor


September 14, 2016 — AZASTA Newsletter

If you’re making travel arrangements for a client, choosing the ideal parking area for the best price at America’s Friendliest Airport® can be easy and hassle-free if you remember to follow a few, simple steps.Read more from …

ASTA Election Results


August 30, 2016 — ASTA Member Notice

Congratulations to Arizona Chapter members Leila Dada, incoming Chapter President, and Laura Rodriguez, newly appointed Area Director.Read more from ASTA Member Notice…

Two NACTA Execs Take on New Roles at ASTA


July 21, 2016 — Newswire

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has announced an internal reorganization that will see two executives from the National Career Association of Travel Agents (NACTA) taking on additional roles within ASTA.Read more…

New Tech to Allow Liquids on Flights from Sky Harbor


July 6, 2016 — 12 News

Sky Harbor International Airport will be one of the first in the country to test out some new technology to cut down wait times. The TSA and American Airlines plan to install the CT technology and automated screening lanes in a pilot program at Sky Harbor by the end of this year. These upgrades are expected to help shorten screening times by about 30 percent, officials say. This new 3D CT technology could allow passengers to leave liquids, gels and aerosols as well as laptops in their carry-on bags.Read more from 12 News…

ADOT MVD Rolling Out Voluntary Travel ID


March 30, 2016 — ADOT

Arizona begins to roll out accepted travel documents meeting federal REAL ID Act security requirements for access to airports, restricted federal buildings, military bases and more. These are voluntary and the price will be $25.00.Read more from ADOT…