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.

Nov 20, 2020 - 7:38 AM
Repsondents to AOPA's and NBAA's survey on the Pilot Records Database proposal revealed concerns over the burdens of compliance.
Nov 19, 2020 - 12:13 PM
A Global 6000 experienced a runway excursion following a nosewheel steering failure and “inadvertent application of right braking” while landing.
Nov 19, 2020 - 9:01 AM
AIA and IAM leaders say say bills to protect aerospace worker jobs would help stabilize the industry and "it's time for Congress to act."
Nov 18, 2020 - 12:12 PM
Following the government of Norway’s decision to withhold further support from the airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle has turned to the courts in Ireland.
Nov 18, 2020 - 9:39 AM
Boeing has established a dedicated 24/7 operations center for rapid issue resolution and will install expanded onsite specialized teams in five regions.
Nov 18, 2020 - 9:09 AM
A new order signed by FAA Administrator Steve Dickson paves the way for the Max’s return to service by year-end.
Nov 17, 2020 - 5:39 PM
The House-passed Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act is designed to address concerns raised in the aftermath of the Max crashes.
onsite Covid testing at London Biggin Hill Airport
Nov 17, 2020 - 3:03 PM
London Biggin Hill Airport is now the first GA gateway in Europe to offer an onsite Covid testing center.
Nov 17, 2020 - 12:08 PM
The GAO says the FAA's implementation of revised Part 23 certification rules has left agency inspectors uncertain on how to implement the new approach.
Nov 16, 2020 - 12:36 PM
The majority of comments about the U.S. EPA's proposed rule to control and set standards for turbine airplane emissions said the intended rule falls short.