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.
AOPA found faults with a congressional report on FBO pricing from the Government Accountability Office.
Turkish police are investigating the apparent use of a private jet to help indicted former auto executive Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan to Lebanon.
Congress renewed a biodiesel tax credit through 2022, a move that business aviation organizations said would be critical to expansion of SAF use.
Full implementation of U.S. requirements for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems is anticipated by the end of 2024.
The FAA and Boeing can work together to get the 737 Max flying again. Over time, trust and confidence will be rebuilt.
While bills are expected to slow in 2020, Congress is pledging to keep up pressure on the FAA to fix its certification activities.
The FAA's PIA privacy program comes in response to concerns over the traceability that comes with Mode S transponders.
ICAO list of affected operators show business aviation is firmly part of global carbon-offsetting scheme.
Nine aviation associations expressed opposition to a proposal they said would “dismantle our national system of airports.”
The FAA has issued new guidance to charter operators, brokers and customers, in its attemps to combat illegal charter activity.