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.

February 23, 2021, 10:08 AM

Investigators Find Metal Fatigue in UAL 777’s Failed Engine

NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said that a fan blade from the PW4000 that failed in-flight on February 20 showed so-called "beach" marks.

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Feb 22, 2021 - 7:35 AM
Following the grounding of all 32 of the suspect 777s in operation in Japan, the FAA ordered immediate or “stepped up” inspection of 24 airplanes at UAL.
Feb 19, 2021 - 1:16 PM
Airlines for America members agree to ask inbound international passengers to provide five data points.
Feb 19, 2021 - 12:31 PM
Albuquerque, New Mexico-based One Aviation will now be liquidated after several failed reorganization attempts.
Feb 19, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Baldwin Safety and Compliance is now offering its Internal Evaluation Program to clients at no cost.
Feb 18, 2021 - 3:07 PM
Embraer welcomed a Brazilian decision to turn its attention away from a WTO process in favor of a broader effort to address aircraft subsidies.
Feb 18, 2021 - 12:24 PM
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson will join NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen in a virtual town hall the association is hosting on March 3.
Feb 17, 2021 - 12:55 PM
The Belgian arm of TUI Fly performed the first Max revenue flight in the EU since March 2019 with a service from Brussels to Alicante, Spain.
Feb 17, 2021 - 11:39 AM
NATA Compliance Services' new CDCCheck System will help operators comply with Covid testing requirements for inbound international flights.
Feb 17, 2021 - 11:12 AM
FlyDubai stands poised to return the Max to operation following the UAE’s clearance.
Refueller at tank farm
Feb 17, 2021 - 10:05 AM
The public comment window on the National Fire Protection Association’s changes to NFPA 407 Standard for Aircraft Fuel Servicing is now open.