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.
A rumor about an imminent U.S. airspace shutdown promulgated by an aviation blogger earlier this week has been debunked by NBAA.
NBAA members who take advantage of the NBAA Small Aircraft Exemption must file a "Notice of Joinder."
With aviation in the UK all but grounded, the government is addressing emergency loan applications on a case-by-case basis.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic's effect on business aviation, the CBAA is urging help from Canada's government.
The FAA proposed a $1.5 million civil penalty agains B E L Aviation for conducting 114 illegal charter flights in a Piaggio Avanti.
The FAA has received an array of requests for leniency during the Covid-19 crisis and says it is working to get through them.
EBAA, GAMA and national business aviation groups called on Europe's governments to allow financial relief and regulatory flexibility for business aviation.
NATA and NBAA wrote Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin for guidance that would more clearly apply to general aviation operations seeking CARES Act aid,
The FAA has developed a notice of proposed rulemaking that would establish subsonic landing and takeoff cycle standards for supersonic aircraft.
Congressional Democrats cite the airlines’ “moral responsibility” to pay back customers and repatriate U.S. citizens.