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 12, 2016 - 12:33 PM
This paves the way for the launch of flights by M600 owner-operators in the region.
Dec 12, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Conclusion of firm order could hang on support of incoming U.S. administration
Dec 7, 2016 - 5:00 PM
Lack of regulatory structure that supports business aviation is a key issue in many countries.
Dec 7, 2016 - 11:44 AM
List includes CVR recording protection, required communications and navigation performance and safety management data, among others.
Dec 7, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Association will hold Country Round Tables to engage with and educate regulators on the nuances of business aviation vis-à-vis air transport.
Dec 6, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Shortage of the new currency is creating problems for business aircraft operators, who have traditionally done aviation services transactions in cash.
Dec 6, 2016 - 3:00 AM
U.S. company recently issued two new patents for technologies that would enable development of a supersonic business jet.
Dec 5, 2016 - 4:53 PM
Lawyer claims that, by definition, the pilot did not “operate” the aircraft.
Dec 5, 2016 - 11:56 AM
75-satellite network will be put into a diverse set of orbits to provide aircraft tracking over oceanic areas, polar regions and other remote places.
Dec 3, 2016 - 8:02 AM
Decision comes a day after EC charged U.S. with breach of Open Skies