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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Aug 2, 2007 - 12:06 PM
The House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees appropriations in the lower chamber, heard from a number of players in the user-fee debate yesterday, br
Jul 31, 2007 - 12:26 PM
As a result of a number of accidents in which the pilots omitted information or lied about substance and/or alcohol dependence during medical evaluations,
Jul 31, 2007 - 12:16 PM
Gulfstream’s first metamorphosis of an IAI aircraft received EASA certification last week.
Jul 31, 2007 - 9:50 AM
Continuing its efforts to crack down on loopholes in its oversight of Part 135 charter operators, the FAA is conducting mandatory special emphasis inspecti
Jul 31, 2007 - 9:23 AM
The FAA last month made good on a longstanding promise to provide Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB) only
Jul 31, 2007 - 9:20 AM
The FAA unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking last month that addresses airworthiness standards related to cabin interiors for transport-category airpla
Jul 30, 2007 - 12:14 PM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) said in a letter to the FAA last month that its Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) should not be mandator
Jul 27, 2007 - 7:28 AM
With stark differences between House and Senate versions of FAA reauthorization bills working their way through Congress, some industry and congressional i
Jul 25, 2007 - 10:36 AM
While the debate continues to swirl on both sides of the Atlantic over the European Union’s scheduled imposition of a carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions tradin
Jul 25, 2007 - 9:27 AM
NTSB members are strongly dissatisfied with the way in which Board chairman Ellen Engleman Conners is attempting to curb their activities.