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.
A revised FAA document offers expand guidance on what aircraft approach categories pilots should use for instrument procedures.
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.
The FAA has extended the deadline for comment on its NPRM for mandatory safety management systems to April.
The U.S. House approved a measure to create a task force to probe necessary improvements in the notices to air missions (notam) system.
The report, which suggests alertness management programs, was submitted to the agency 18 months ago.
The installation of modern navigation aids ends a 30-year interruption of full air traffic control operations over Somalia and the surrounding region.
Ethiopian authorities say an electrical problem caused the Max 8’s left AOA sensor to fail, an assertion disputed by the NTSB.
The Canadian Business Aviation Association's participation in an industry-government advanced air mobility task group will help shape priorities for AAM.
2023 is already seeing airlines in the Association of Southeast Asia Nations restore service, expand fleets, and enhance air connectivity in the region.
The EU has postponed the implementation of the Entry Exit System—the smart border system for non-EU nationals entering the bloc—beyond May.