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.

February 1, 2023, 12:20 PM

Airbus, Qatar Airways Settle A350 Surface Degradation Dispute

Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 9:00 AM
A helicopter air ambulance pilot on his way to work was arrested for drunk driving after passing a sheriff's deputy's car.
Private aircraft at Teterboro Airport
Feb 1, 2023 - 4:11 PM
The FAA has approved a noise compatibility program for New York-area Teterboro Airport, with a few exceptions.
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:20 PM
Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.
U.S. Capital
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:57 AM
Lawmakers are optimistic that they will get an FAA reauthorization bill passed this year that will span five years and cover AAM, privacy, and workforce.
Aircraft closeup (Photo: Mark Wagner)
Jan 31, 2023 - 11:39 AM
NBAA praised the extended aircraft registration and temporary certificate authorizations, but warned operators to remain aware of a couple of "nuances."
U.S. Congress (Photo: Pixabay)
Jan 30, 2023 - 12:34 PM
Rep. Garret Graves (R-Louisiana) is moving from ranking member to chair of the House aviation subcommittee during an FAA reauthorization year.
NTSB
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:24 AM
A newly released NTSB preliminary report offers few clues on why a Piper JetProp crashed on approach to the airport in Yoakum, Texas, on January 17.
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:08 AM
A revised FAA document offers expand guidance on what aircraft approach categories pilots should use for instrument procedures.
Graphic of North Atlantic Track with airplane flight tracks depicted on map
Jan 27, 2023 - 11:27 AM
ICAO has revised its North Atlantic operations and airspace manual, and flight planner OpsGroup is helping pilots make sense of the changes via a summary.
Airvan passenger
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:45 AM
The FAA has extended the deadline for comment on its NPRM for mandatory safety management systems to April.