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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Mar 4, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Even expert lawyers can't make sense of the complex ramifications of the UK's impending departure from the European Union.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:26 AM
Effort marks the end of a 20-year effort by industry and regulators and aligns Europe with the ICAO standards for commercial air transport operations.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:11 AM
Certification allows for approach angles of up to 6.65 degrees to operate into destinations such as London City and Lugano Airports.
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:53 AM
Australia has certified the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and EASA validated the type certification for Robinson's two-seat R44 Cadet.
On February 28, Harris Corp. demonstrated ADS-B tracking of a UAS at its Melbourne, Florida, headquarters. The ADS-B out receiver on the UAS is light weight, low-cost and compact, as well as low power. Harris believes ADS-B is the key for safely integrating UASs into U.S. airspace.
Mar 1, 2017 - 12:52 PM
Availability of low-cost, small and lightweight ADS-B units might be more suitable and economical to safely separate unmanned aircraft from other traffic.
Feb 28, 2017 - 10:34 AM
A balanced approach is necessary to ensure that the executive orders do not hamper safety, AIA says.
Web Manuals
Feb 22, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Web Manuals has added improvements to the collaborative working features of its system for updating operations manuals.
Feb 22, 2017 - 8:47 AM
Some auditors have expressed views that people who receive stock items are performing safety-sensitive functions.
Feb 21, 2017 - 11:39 AM
Bell's Michael Thacker encouraged increase Part 23 reforms to other certification areas.
Feb 21, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Deadlines for the new requirements begin in 2018.