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.

May 13, 2021, 1:02 PM

Israeli Conflict Prompts Flight Cancellations and Re-routings

EASA describes the Israeli-Hamas conflict as a “matter of high concern for commercial aviation.”

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May 14, 2021 - 3:33 PM
The first deliverable copy of the MC-21 will feature Russian-made composites in its wings.
May 14, 2021 - 12:01 PM
After years of advocacy by the bizav industry, the U.S. IRS recently shifted its position on federal excise taxes largely in favor of aircraft owners.
May 14, 2021 - 9:10 AM
Massachusetts legislators are floating bills that would impose a landing fee on general aviation aircraft and repeal a sales tax exemption for aircraft.
May 13, 2021 - 1:02 PM
EASA describes the Israeli-Hamas conflict as a “matter of high concern for commercial aviation.”
(Photo: Heather Trautvetter)
May 13, 2021 - 11:49 AM
The Senate Commerce Committee approved a number of bills of note to aviation on May 12, including one calling for an AAM working group.
May 12, 2021 - 11:38 AM
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday referred the case stemming from the 2009 Air France crash of an Airbus A330 to the French criminal court.
May 11, 2021 - 12:14 PM
NBAA and GAMA submitted joint comments to a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network proposal on reporting rules for LLCs.
Piper M600
May 10, 2021 - 12:06 PM
Piper Aircraft recently received EASA approval for its M600/SLS Halo safety system and plans to begin deliveries to European customers in June.
May 10, 2021 - 11:43 AM
As requested by GA groups, the CDC has expanded its guidance to permit home test kits for passengers to meet international flight test requirements.
May 7, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The NTSB is proposing to update accident notification form 6120.1, the document required to be filed in the event of an accident or incident.