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.

December 6, 2018, 6:19 PM

Brazilian Court Ruling Threatens Embraer-Boeing Deal

Ruling to block board approval stands subject to appeal but it threatens to at least delay the transaction.

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Dec 4, 2018 - 10:56 AM
Earl Lawrence is new head of the Aircraft Certification Service while Jay Merkle leaders UAS Integration.
Dec 4, 2018 - 10:25 AM
A pilot, Graves has worked closely with the GA community on numerous issues but also was at loggerheads with leaders over ATC reorganization.
Dec 3, 2018 - 10:32 AM
A new document from the Flight Safety Foundation outlines best practices for controlled rest on the fligth deck.
Nov 29, 2018 - 11:59 AM
The new agreement reached this week is aimed at building on efforts to ensure a common drone market on the Continent.
Nov 29, 2018 - 10:49 AM
Congress has until December 7 to act on funding of numerous government agencies, including the Departments of Transportation and Homeland Security.
Nov 29, 2018 - 10:18 AM
The city of Norwood, Massachusetts, violated both state and federal grant assurances in preventing another FBO from being established at Norwood Airport.
Nov 28, 2018 - 5:36 PM
The agreement provides for stability and the status quo on the transatlantic.
Nov 28, 2018 - 4:19 PM
NATA sees activity beginning to pick up both at FAA headquarters and the local level, with states officials now wanting to get involved.
Nov 27, 2018 - 9:13 AM
Sberbank and VTB have committed to funding a fleet consisting of Superjets and Il-114s.
Nov 26, 2018 - 11:19 AM
The fines come as the FAA has stepped up its efforts to identify illegal charters and either educate or enforce, depending on the circumstances.