Regulations and Government
News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.
China was forced to delay compliance because it became clear that there would be an insufficient number of aircraft not appropriately equipped by year-end.
FAA FSDOs differed on whether Part 125 operators required formal training programs.
The plan provides a 'strategic framework' with priorities for improving aviation security, according to the United Nations aviation agency.
This marks the first approval of the new turboprop single in Central and South America.
Bombardier is seeking full Appeals Court review of its lawsuit regarding taxes assessed on Flexjet management fees.
Huerta upheld the Part 23 rewrite as an example of how the agency is working to become more risk-based and flexible.
Airbus claims “tiny tweaks” needed for full compliance while Boeing declares victory in 12-year-old dispute
Approvals pave way for delivery of 17 A320s and A330s, conversion of Boeing MOA
Clarity on U.S. government approval remains elusive while some in Iran complain of little benefit from January’s nuclear deal
A full transportation funding bill, including the fiscal 2017 FAA budget, could be considered in December.