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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May 8, 2008 - 10:22 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) last month extended the compliance date for the Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP), which will
May 8, 2008 - 10:14 AM
Addressing some 1,000 delegates at the 11th annual Airports Council International conference last month, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey emphasized safety,
May 8, 2008 - 10:01 AM
In response to a problem of water freezing inside the Citation Encore’s emergency pressurization valve, Cessna next month will issue a Service Bulletin (SB
May 8, 2008 - 10:00 AM
Bombardier Aerospace and Beijing-based China Ocean Aviation Group have introduced a new Challenger 800 corporate shuttle into service in the People’s Repub
May 8, 2008 - 9:59 AM
After discovering last September that both companies were planning to launch their own RVSM certification programs for the Learjet 20 series, Avcon and Biz
May 8, 2008 - 9:58 AM
Avmats of Chesterfield, Mo., has received RVSM STC group approval for Sabreliner 65s.
May 8, 2008 - 9:57 AM
Transport Canada has approved the Piaggio Avanti to operate in reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) airspace in Canada.
May 8, 2008 - 9:43 AM
Eclipse Aviation, FAA and JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) representatives met for the first time in Rome on October 24.
May 8, 2008 - 9:42 AM
The Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) received FAA type certification on October 28.
May 8, 2008 - 9:24 AM
The FAA has said it might raise decision heights on instrument approaches at Hanscom Field, Boston’s primary general aviation reliever airport in Bedford,