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 17, 2020, 1:48 PM

U.S. Ups Import Duty Rate on New Airbus Aircraft

The EU and the UK call for a negotiated solution on the long-running dispute over subsidies to large aircraft programs.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 2:55 PM
Southeast Asia’s most populous country moved to temporarily suspend all flights to China earlier this month as efforts to contain the virus intensified.
Feb 20, 2020 - 2:19 PM
Airlines in Asia-Pacific will experience a 13-percent loss of passenger demand for 2020, estimates IATA
Feb 20, 2020 - 10:08 AM
Revisions to the FAA's AIM clarifies “approach category” and its application in determining the appropriate straight-in or circling minima on an approach.
Feb 20, 2020 - 10:02 AM
The U.S. airframer asked Washington State lawmakers to rescind tax breaks to comply with WTO rules.
Feb 19, 2020 - 3:39 PM
According to IATA, the coronavirus situation calls for a justified non-use of slots and airlines should not lose their grandfather rights.
Feb 19, 2020 - 9:51 AM
Congress needs to do more to help address future workforce needs as the numbers remain daunting, House lawmakers agree.
Feb 18, 2020 - 4:14 PM
Higher fees that recently went into effect for users of ATC services in Canada have been upheld by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
Airbus A350
Feb 17, 2020 - 1:48 PM
The EU and the UK call for a negotiated solution on the long-running dispute over subsidies to large aircraft programs.
Feb 17, 2020 - 10:39 AM
The European Ombudsman asserts that the disclosure of the questions would jeopardize a proper assessment of pilots and ultimately passengers’ safety.
Feb 17, 2020 - 7:50 AM
The Vertical Flight Society's workshop on urban air mobility infrastructure will feature FAA leaders, plus engineering, planning and architectural experts.