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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Apr 2, 2007 - 6:30 AM
The road to RVSM approval can be as smooth as a ribbon of freshly laid desert highway or as rough as a rock-strewn forest switchback.
Apr 2, 2007 - 5:52 AM
Are you frustrated by what you believe are some illogical, outdated, stifling or just plain crackpot regulations? Now is your once-in-every-three-year chan
Mar 30, 2007 - 1:11 PM
With election time nearing, look for presidential candidates to fuss, fret and be defensive about government spending.
Mar 30, 2007 - 1:07 PM
After a journey to the Far East that took them to Singapore, China and Japan, FAA brass returned home carrying amended bilateral aviation safety agreements
Mar 30, 2007 - 12:13 PM
The FAA will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for implementation of several proposed improvements to San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
Mar 30, 2007 - 12:08 PM
The FAA has approved most elements of the noise-compatibility program (NCP) for Martin County Airport/Witham Field (SUA) in Stuart, Fla.
Mar 30, 2007 - 12:03 PM
A public hearing was held at Jackson Hole, Wyo., on March 17 to address the airport’s intention to ban operations by all Stage 2 aircraft with an mtow of l
Mar 30, 2007 - 10:45 AM
Once again general aviation is put in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation.
Mar 30, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The NTSB has recommended that the FAA issue a regulation similar to FAR 119.39 to apply to applicants for a Part 145 repair station certificate.
Mar 30, 2007 - 7:49 AM
If asked today for their views about automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), many pilots might respond that it was developed to meet the unique