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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Nov 17, 2016 - 3:12 PM
Republican-led body again moves to undermine Obama administration's signature nuclear deal
Nov 17, 2016 - 12:08 PM
The specific objectives of this proposal are to ensure compliance with the ICAO standards and recommended practices.
Nov 17, 2016 - 10:24 AM
The GAO report finds agreement in favor of user fees among aviation "experts," but a split in opinions from stakeholders.
Nov 16, 2016 - 10:54 AM
Canada includes DUI on list of criminally inadmissible offenses.
Nov 15, 2016 - 10:39 AM
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.
Nov 14, 2016 - 10:42 AM
The initial phase of the reduced lateral separation minimums from 50 nm to 25 nm in the North Atlantic Tracks was introduced in December last year.
Nov 10, 2016 - 10:31 AM
Business aviation groups wonder what this means for FAA reauthorization and ATC privatization.
Nov 9, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Rep. Mica had chaired both the House aviation subcommittee and full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Nov 9, 2016 - 9:57 AM
FAA is proposing an advisory circular providing guidance on the development of individual aircraft inspection programs.
Nov 8, 2016 - 9:42 AM
GAMA's Bunce says the wild card will be whether the new administration will come forward with an ATC proposal.