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.

May 13, 2021, 1:02 PM

Israeli Conflict Prompts Flight Cancellations and Re-routings

EASA describes the Israeli-Hamas conflict as a “matter of high concern for commercial aviation.”

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May 3, 2021 - 11:57 AM
NBAA has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable as a forum to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into U.S. airspace.
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:00 AM
The U.S. State Department is providing exemptions to restrictions on entry from some regions for flights for training, aircraft delivery, or maintenance.
Apr 26, 2021 - 11:49 AM
The plan draws applause from IATA, but the group continues to caution against excluding unvaccinated travelers from crossing borders.
Apr 23, 2021 - 12:22 AM
Because vaccine requirements affect business aircraft crewmembers, there are a number of HR-related questions in this area.
Apr 22, 2021 - 6:25 PM
Business, personal, and other general aviation aircraft are set to be included in the Canadian government’s luxury tax that goes into effect next year.
Capitol dome (Photo: Heather Trautvetter)
Apr 22, 2021 - 10:23 AM
House and Senate companion bills would make permanent full immediate expensing, or bonus depreciation, for qualified equipment, including aircraft.
Capitol building (Photo: Heather Trautvetter)
Apr 21, 2021 - 11:45 AM
NATA questioned the ability of the FAA to conduct oversight of a "personal operator."
Apr 21, 2021 - 10:52 AM
Regulators must intervene on efforts by monopoly suppliers such as airports to raise prices during the pandemic, said IATA director general Willie Walsh.
SAF tanker at Zurich Airport
Apr 20, 2021 - 12:13 PM
EBAA today hosted its first Sustainable Aviation Fuel Summit with a slate of industry experts, regulators, aircraft operators, and fuel companies.
Capitol Dome (Photo: Heather Trautvetter)
Apr 20, 2021 - 10:21 AM
Sen. Lee introduced bills that would enable pilots to fly for compensation and/or share expenses without having to comply with common carrier regulations.