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.

Jun 11, 2019 - 11:59 AM
the acting U.S. trustee in the ongoing Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of One Aviation motioned to dismiss the company's prepackaged reorganization plan.
Jun 10, 2019 - 12:04 PM
Rules grandfather pre-arranged trips for people-to-people purposes, but people won't be able to get there if booked through private aircraft or cruise.
Jun 10, 2019 - 10:42 AM
The FAA has expanded the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability testing program to increase access for non-recreational drone pilots.
Jun 10, 2019 - 10:29 AM
The NTSB is hosting a roundtable at the University of Alaska in Anchorage to discuss ways to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations.
Jun 6, 2019 - 4:27 PM
Lawmakers let the bank's charter lapse for five months in 2015 in face of criticism that it had turned into corporate welfare.
Jun 6, 2019 - 12:18 PM
After checking with the the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security, OpsGroup believes Part 135 flights are still accepted travel to Cuba.
Jun 6, 2019 - 11:19 AM
AviationManuals' newly released free guide aims to help operators understand requirements for FAA Letter of Authorization (LOA) applications.
Jun 6, 2019 - 10:22 AM
IATA claims it has cleared several hundred million dollars of blocked funds, but the problem persists.
Garuda
Jun 6, 2019 - 9:14 AM
A new “open skies” proposal by President Joko Widodo comes as Garuda Indonesia answers allegations of price fixing.
Jun 4, 2019 - 8:36 PM
The Shreveport, Louisiana-based company is an Airbus Helicopter approved service center, specialzing in the EC-135 and 145 models.