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 30, 2007 - 10:13 AM
Despite heavy lobbying by general aviation groups, a promising effort to have the concept of user fees for ATC services stricken from the Senate’s version
May 29, 2007 - 12:34 PM
AOPA wrote a letter to the FAA last week saying that if a new policy outlined in Advisory Circular (AC) 90-100A is allowed to remain as it is currently wri
May 29, 2007 - 12:32 PM
May 24, 2007 - 11:06 AM
Phase One of a proposal by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to improve airspace capacity will require aircraft owners in the UK to upgrade to a Second
May 24, 2007 - 11:02 AM
In a public debate Tuesday at the Washington Aero Club’s monthly luncheon, AOPA president Phil Boyer and ATA president and CEO James May agreed on many iss
May 17, 2007 - 11:09 AM
FAA <link _blank>Airworthiness Directive 2007-10-15</link>, e
May 17, 2007 - 10:59 AM
The final vote tally of 12-11 against the amendment means that the bill will move to the next step in the Senate with user fees attached.
May 17, 2007 - 10:52 AM
At the culmination of two days of intense activity, the Senate purged from its new version of the FAA’s funding bill an amendment that would have stricken
May 17, 2007 - 7:37 AM
The UK intends to push for carbon dioxide emission trading for aviation while it holds the office of presidency of the European Union for six months, begin
May 16, 2007 - 10:59 AM
An FAA investigation of the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control (Tracon) determined that it is &quot;more than adequately staffed for safe operations