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.
Set for final passage this week, the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan includes $26 billion in aviation-targeted measures and billions in general aid.
U.S. and European Union trade representatives have been given four months to try to find compromise in the long-running dispute over aerospace subsidies.
Gulfstream called the G280 Stage 5 acknowledgment important to ensuring continued operational flexibility at noise-sensitive airports.
The House-passed American Rescue Plan includes $3 billion for manufacturing and MRO workers, $15 billion in more PSP, and $8 billion for airports
Under reintroduced legislation, retired FAA controllers would not be financially penalized for working at contract towers.
The FAA has cleared U.S. pilots and air traffic controllers to receive Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Covid-19 vaccine following emergency-use authorization.
Political, budgetary and pendemic-related issues are straining international collaboration, but GAMA is hopeful that regulators are committed to it.
The FAA and Boeing reach a settlement on penalties related to a 2015 case and two pending enforcement actions involving the company’s ODA unit.
The FAA must develop a “risk-based approach” to ODA oversight, according to a DOT IG report on the agency’s response to 737 Max recommendations.
The interim order by U.S. authorities to inspect all Pratt & Whitney PW4000-112s applies to some 125 Boeing 777s.