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.

July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM

Brussels Warns U.S. of Escalation of Aerospace Subsidy Dispute

European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.

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Farnborough 2018
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:49 AM
FIA Connect will feature a busy program of webinars and conferences, as well as a Meet the Buyer event and online meetings for young people.
Jun 30, 2020 - 3:02 PM
European airframe maker Airbus reveals latest plans to address what it calls the gravest crisis the industry has ever faced.
Jun 30, 2020 - 2:22 PM
EASA suspended flight authorization for Pakistan International Airways and Vision air following findings of invalid pilot licenses.
Jun 30, 2020 - 12:03 PM
NBAA says the FAA pilot records NPRM “exemplifies regulatory overreach, going far beyond the intent of the legislative mandate."
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:32 AM
From July 1, travel from 15 countries will be permitted into the European Union, based on their performance in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jun 30, 2020 - 10:56 AM
With Europe moving towards relaxing its restrictions on Covid-19 travel, EBAA is advocating a concerted and consistent approach.
Airbus A350XWB
Jun 29, 2020 - 6:24 AM
The order backlog for airliners as of the end of May stood at 13,779, with relatively few cancellations recorded to date.
Jun 26, 2020 - 12:06 PM
The FAA extended SFAR to provide up to three months on certain deadlines surrounding medical, training, and testing requirements.
Jun 26, 2020 - 9:03 AM
A new credit facility and loan for KLM has been agreed almost two months after sister company Air France got state aid.
Lufthansa A321
Jun 25, 2020 - 1:33 PM
The German airline's leading private shareholder had opposed state aid, which was contingent on the government taking a 20 percent stake in the company.