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.

Mar 12, 2017 - 10:48 PM
Advisory circulars provide guidance for business aircraft operators in meeting the latest civil aviation regulatory amendments.
Mar 7, 2017 - 10:34 AM
Even though rule will be in effect individual state approvals must be given before turbine single operations in instrument conditions can actually begin.
Mar 7, 2017 - 9:47 AM
The 36-member permanent body of the international aviation organization endorsed February 2016 recommendations of a committee of experts.
Mar 6, 2017 - 4:16 PM
Charles Schumer (D-NY) has asked the NTSB for a "top-to-bottom" review of increased danger from light aircraft
Boeing 787 on ramp
Mar 6, 2017 - 4:05 PM
The African Airlines Association says that states willing to embrace air transport liberalization must press ahead without the support of those who do not.
Mar 6, 2017 - 12:14 PM
EASA's new Part-SPO rules take effect from April 21 but there appears to be confusion as to which operators these apply to.
Mar 6, 2017 - 11:41 AM
PlaneSense has been authorized to fly into seven Cuban airports, including those in the country’s two largest cities—Santiago and Havana.
Mar 4, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Even expert lawyers can't make sense of the complex ramifications of the UK's impending departure from the European Union.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:26 AM
Effort marks the end of a 20-year effort by industry and regulators and aligns Europe with the ICAO standards for commercial air transport operations.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:11 AM
Certification allows for approach angles of up to 6.65 degrees to operate into destinations such as London City and Lugano Airports.