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.

June 1, 2023, 2:00 PM

Boeing Max 7, 10 Programs Awash in FAA Documentation Work

Strict FAA paperwork requirements continue to hamper progress in certifying the Boeing 737 Max 7 and Max 10.

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Embraer Phenom 100 on airport ramp outside of Embraer hangar
Jun 6, 2023 - 1:43 PM
Brazil's ANAC has issued a special airworthiness bulletin for the Embraer Phenom 100 light jet following accidents in icing conditions.
U.S. Capitol Building
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:44 AM
NBAA's Bolen asked Congress to strengthen regulations surrounding Part 135 pilot rest and duty time as part of a larger overarching aviation bill.
business people boarding surf air Pilatus PC-12
Jun 6, 2023 - 9:37 AM
Flight booking platform Surf Air plans to list its stock in an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
SAF at Farnborough
Jun 5, 2023 - 12:01 PM
A proposal from the UK government would mandate widespread adoption of sustainable aviation fuel starting in 2025.
Adina Vālean, EU transport commissioner
Jun 5, 2023 - 11:49 AM
Transport ministers from Austria, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland have backed taxes to reduce carbon emissions from business aviation flights.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tour in flight near a waterfall in Hawaiian Islands
Jun 5, 2023 - 11:43 AM
The Helicopter Association International is urging members to strongly oppose draft air tour management plans at four national parks.
Boeing 737 Max 7 in flight
Jun 1, 2023 - 2:00 PM
Strict FAA paperwork requirements continue to hamper progress in certifying the Boeing 737 Max 7 and Max 10.
Jacob bailing out of his Taylorcraft.
Jun 1, 2023 - 1:48 PM
A California man who intentionally crashed his airplane as an internet stunt and lied about it to investigators now faces up to 20 years in prison.
Jun 1, 2023 - 6:08 AM
Federal safety experts say Alaskan air tour operators have not resolved all issues arising from a spate of accidents between 2007 and 2021.
May 31, 2023 - 8:37 AM
Vertis sees recent visits by VVIPs as evidence of Africa's increasingly important status.