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 5, 2017 - 12:29 PM
Recommendations address U.S and UK bans of devices such as laptops in passenger cabins
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The EASA rule is timed to take effect as the U.S. FAA Part 23 rewrite is set to take effect.
Apr 5, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Bombardier's Supreme Court Appeal has drawn friends of the courts briefs from Flexjet now affilated company Flight Options and PlaneSense.
Apr 4, 2017 - 3:51 PM
The FAA agreed to two-year extension and to expand applicability to operations outside the U.S.
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Flavio Pires is replacing Ricardo Nogueira as executive director of ABAG.
Apr 4, 2017 - 9:44 AM
Second major deal for Boeing with an Iranian airline since 2015 nuclear accord again contingent on Treasury Department approval
Apr 3, 2017 - 12:50 PM
Results of the study will be used to evaluate the overall contribution of EFVS technology to flight safety and operational effectiveness for helicopters.
U.S. delegation visits Canada
Mar 31, 2017 - 8:07 PM
The U.S. delegation visited Ottawa to discuss Canada's transfer of ATC system ownership and management to Nav Canada.
Mar 29, 2017 - 11:07 AM
Duncan said that nearly 11,000 U.S.-based turbine aircraft still need ADS-B, while the total number of all aircraft in the U.S. is around 74,000.
Ryanair livery
Mar 29, 2017 - 10:01 AM
Calls on UK to start bilateral negotiations with EU immediately