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.

September 16, 2020, 10:01 AM

House Report Blasts Boeing, FAA for 737 Max Failures

A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.

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Sep 18, 2020 - 2:03 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection pre-clearance for general aviation flights to the U.S. will resume this Sunday at Ireland’s Shannon Airport.
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:41 PM
The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) hosted its first Sustainable Business Aviation Fuels Summit this week.
Sep 16, 2020 - 10:01 AM
A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.
Sep 15, 2020 - 11:24 AM
According to EASA executive director Patrick Ky, agency data shows that air transport does not generate new coronavirus infections.
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:06 PM
While announcing her intention to extend a waiver of the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule, European transport commissioner Adina Valean lamented shortcomings.
EASA 737 test
Sep 11, 2020 - 11:54 AM
EASA's Joint Operations Evaluation Board will meet in the UK to consider data collected from flight testing of the 737 Max completed this week.
Sep 11, 2020 - 11:50 AM
The FCC, evaluating both the L-band and C-band for drone use at the behest of Congress, is concerned that a number of critical systems already use L-band.
Sep 11, 2020 - 8:06 AM
EBAA webinar highlights regulatory concerns over training, charter, maintenance, plus new sustainability and cybersecurity requirements.
Sep 10, 2020 - 10:49 AM
The FAA has ended its previously initiated processes for the development of air tour management plans for some national parks.
Sep 10, 2020 - 10:33 AM
The EPA is holding a virtual public hearing to be held on September 17 to discuss its proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for large airplanes.