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 3, 2007 - 11:29 AM
Reacting to last September’s fatal collision of an Embraer Legacy and Boeing 737 over the Amazon jungle, the NTSB yesterday called for improved certificati
May 3, 2007 - 11:23 AM
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May 2, 2007 - 5:14 AM
In August 1987 the National Parks Overflight Act (NPOA) mandated that the FAA and National Parks Service (NPS) work together to achieve “substantial restor
May 1, 2007 - 12:02 PM
The FAA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) last week that, if enacted, would require manufacturers of newly certified transport-category aircraf
May 1, 2007 - 5:55 AM
• At the end of March, lawmakers took a spring break that ended in mid-April, leaving in a holding pattern approval of House and Senate supplemental emerge
May 1, 2007 - 5:43 AM
A group of airports, local governments and residents asked Congress to order the complete phase-out of all Stage 1 and Stage 2 aircraft in the new FAA reau
May 1, 2007 - 5:39 AM
Aerospace Industries Association president and CEO John Douglass warned Congress that government agencies must redouble efforts to develop the nation’s nex
Apr 30, 2007 - 12:44 PM
Aircraft flying over the Arctic Ocean can take more direct routes, save fuel and maintain schedules with activation of the FAA’s final Advanced Technologie
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:38 AM
The obstacle clearance panel (OCP), a group of experts in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is designing more suitable IFR procedures f
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:58 AM
While legislation that would direct the Transportation Security Administration to study the vulnerability of general aviation airports to terrorist acts is