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.

November 22, 2021, 1:06 PM

UK Boosts Regional Aviation as EU States Eye Short-Haul Limits

The European Regions Airline Association has criticized proposals to ban short-haul flight by some EU countries as the UK funds regional service.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 12:38 PM
Urging a risked-based approach, EBAA pointed to WHO guidance that travel bans impose a heavy burden on people with only a possible slight benefit.
Nov 30, 2021 - 11:52 AM
The December 7 deadline for operators to use the PRD to review pilot records follows an FAA rule released in May establishing the electronic database.
Nov 23, 2021 - 9:41 AM
The Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) has launched the region's first illegal charter reporting system.
Nov 23, 2021 - 9:34 AM
A Dassault Falcon 2000, one of nine business jets seized in 2012 on charges of evading import tax, goes to auction December 15 in Brazil.
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Nov 22, 2021 - 1:06 PM
The European Regions Airline Association has criticized proposals to ban short-haul flight by some EU countries as the UK funds regional service.
Nov 19, 2021 - 9:47 AM
The U.S. NTSB is proposing to add a Subpart F (Commercial Space Investigations) to its Part 831 regulations covering accident investigation.
Nov 19, 2021 - 9:03 AM
Fatalities from general aviation aircraft accidents decreased overall last year amid broad pandemic-induced reductions in flight activity, the NTSB said.
Nov 19, 2021 - 8:33 AM
Covid vaccine mandates could exacerbate the business aviation industry's talent and supply chain shortage.
Nov 15, 2021 - 5:21 AM
Bell announced the sale of a Bell 429 to Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing for use by the Ministry of Health.
Nov 14, 2021 - 9:55 PM
Leonardo's civil tiltrotor, on display at Expo 2020 and at the Dubai Airshow, should complete flight testing in August 2022.