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.

October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 4:36 PM
A U.S. travel policy set to begin in November will lift nearly 18 months of pandemic-induced international air travel restrictions for foreign nationals.
Sep 21, 2021 - 11:42 AM
Transport Canada has published a state aviation safety program to comply with the requirements of ICAO Annex 19 regarding safety management.
Sep 21, 2021 - 10:58 AM
A proposed bill in the Massachusetts Senate that would have established a $1,000 landing fee for general aviation in the state has been grounded.
Sep 20, 2021 - 1:09 PM
From early November, fully vaccinated passengers from multiple countries will be permitted to fly to the U.S., ending 18 months of Covid restrictions.
Sep 20, 2021 - 12:38 PM
The European business aviation industry must increase awareness of illegal charter operators and push for harsher sanctions to eradicate the practice.
Sep 20, 2021 - 11:58 AM
Ways and Means includes SAF blender's tax credit as part of budget reconciliation package.
SAF fueling
Sep 16, 2021 - 12:58 PM
The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative applauded the U.S. government’s recognition of the role that SAF will play in decarbonization efforts.
Air Charter Expo 2021
Sep 14, 2021 - 12:14 PM
The UK charter industry regrets the country’s departure from the EU that ushered in the need to obtain country-specific permits for flights into the EU.
Sep 14, 2021 - 9:42 AM
This will be the fourth time FAA Administrator Steve Dickson has been a speaker at an NBAA event.
Sep 10, 2021 - 12:17 PM
Owner trusts provide a well understood and essential tool for ownership and financing of aircraft by citizens and non-citizens.