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.

May 16, 2017, 4:05 PM

Boeing Delivers First 737 Max 8 to Malindo Air

Milestone reached on the same day FAA clears Max program to return to full range of flight activities

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EBAA president Brian Humphries at BBGA
May 19, 2017 - 1:30 PM
In March, as the UK prepared to start the process to leave the European Union, the BBGA held its annual conference near London Luton Airport.
May 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM
African bizav association is preparing its next major event at Lanseria near Johannesburg as it focuses on gathering data on key markets.
May 18, 2017 - 3:28 PM
Commerce Department vows to “stand up” for American companies
May 17, 2017 - 12:19 PM
Recommends several measures as an alternative to forcing passengers to check their personal electronic devices on flights from Europe to U.S.
May 17, 2017 - 12:18 PM
The DOD position was shared during a hearing on the the need to reform the nation's air traffic control system.
May 16, 2017 - 4:05 PM
Milestone reached on the same day FAA clears Max program to return to full range of flight activities
May 16, 2017 - 3:49 PM
“We are working with the FAA, ICAO and EASA to find a way forward,” said NBAA vice president of regulatory and international affairs Doug Carr.
May 16, 2017 - 8:10 AM
Two recent rulings could spell trouble for OEMs by allowing states to dictate design safety parameters.
May 11, 2017 - 4:26 PM
Proposal would also ensure that the design of large airplanes provides an “adequate longitudinal controllability and authority during go-arounds."
May 10, 2017 - 11:36 AM
The five-blade Hartzell composite propeller is now being offered as a Piper factory option for 2017 on new M600s.