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.
The FAA’s compliance and enforcement approach for drones could beneﬁt from improved communication and data, according to a GAO report.
An EASA proposed amendment adds provisions into small and large rotorcraft certification specifications to ensure that human factors are accounted for.
EU-level air transport agreements with Qatar and Tunisia are initialled but not applied owing to Gibraltar deadlock.
Changing the approach to certification is one of the key themes that have emerged during the reviews surrounding the MAX, Dickson says.
The European anti-trust regulator faults the airframers for failing to provide the requested information on time.
The downgrade to FAA Category 2 precludes Malaysian carriers from launching new routes to the U.S.
NATA is concerned that a bill effectively banning helicopters in large U.S. cities would open the door for other attempts to restrict airspace.
FAA airports chief says more than 100 jurisdictions are not in compliance with airport revenue laws and "time is up."
A conflict over the An-124 freighter between Ukraine and Russia puts Germany In the middle.
A key FAA safety official outlines hard look at the way the agency works and pressures to balance workload.