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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Dec 22, 2016 - 2:42 AM
ATC reform remains a high priority for House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.).
Dec 21, 2016 - 3:15 PM
The mandate applies to newly manufactured, commercially-operated turbine planes weighing less than 12,500 pounds.
Dec 21, 2016 - 10:15 AM
The current TFR format can be confusing and lead to violations, AOPA said.
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:07 AM
Claims Bombardier benefitted from more than $4 billion in illegal subsidies
Dec 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM
De Juniac reports progress in Nigeria and Egypt
Dec 19, 2016 - 11:52 AM
The EU’s emissions trading scheme could resume in January for international flights, creating friction with ICAO’s developing CORSIA plan
Dec 16, 2016 - 5:41 PM
Huerta announced the release of the Part 23 rule, which culminated a nearly decade-long effort, saying it represents a fundamental shift in certification.
Dec 15, 2016 - 8:20 AM
U.S. FAA holding a briefing on December 16 on new rule.
Boeing Strike Eagle
Dec 14, 2016 - 2:34 PM
The White House has blocked a Saudi request for precision-guided bombs out of concern for civilian casualties in Yemen. The UK government may follow suit.
Dec 14, 2016 - 10:37 AM
This order is intended to maintain the status quo at SMO until the FAA completes its investigation.