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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Jul 22, 2014 - 3:15 PM
EASA said the move would harmonize its regulations with ICAO and other major foreign aviation authorities.
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:48 PM
Ban does not apply to U.S.-registered aircraft operated by foreign carriers.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Capt. Rex Hardy, a decorated U.S. naval aviator and test pilot, created the publication in 1979.
Jul 6, 2014 - 3:15 AM
Upcoming regulations
Jul 4, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Swedish firm brings manuals to the web and streamlines the updating and sharing process.
Jul 4, 2014 - 2:10 AM
As of last October, 1,029 new air operator, flight school and repair station applicants awaited certificates from FSDOs across all eight FAA regions.
Jul 1, 2014 - 1:30 PM
Pilots would enjoy more protections from the FAA under a new Pilot’s Bill of Rights
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:50 PM
The National Air Transportation Association believes a new NPRM on the issue of federal excise taxes on aircraft management services is imminent.
Jun 24, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Adhering to EASA Third Country Operator program application deadlines can help operators avoid a disruption of service to Europe.