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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Jan 13, 2017 - 8:36 AM
The preliminary injunction follows the November 4 ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Jan 11, 2017 - 10:27 AM
Bill anticipated to include ATC reform, and other priorities that include aircraft registration and certification fixes, Graves said.
Jan 10, 2017 - 11:47 AM
The FAA had determined that pilots who solicit passengers using the website are “common carriers” and subject to commercial transportation requirements.
Jan 10, 2017 - 10:40 AM
The agency released the BasicMed rule at the direction of Congress.
Jan 10, 2017 - 9:07 AM
Several major rulemaking actions are scheduled to be adopted in 2017 that will affect general and business aviation operations in the U.S. and abroad.
Jan 10, 2017 - 6:58 AM
The returning chairman face another reauthorization debate, but Thune first must turn his attention to presidential nominations.
Jan 6, 2017 - 8:20 AM
Pardon our persistence, but TIME IS RUNNING OUT.
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Jan 5, 2017 - 12:36 PM
A regulatory provision allows the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control to withdraw licenses granted to Airbus, Boeing.
Jan 5, 2017 - 9:35 AM
The FAA will work to implement the new Part 23, air carrier training measures and a library of regulatory documents as it reorganizes its operations.
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:58 AM
The proposed guidance would be inconsistent with current requirements and needs further analysis, NATA contends.