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.

March 19, 2019, 4:23 PM

U.S. Transportation Secretary Calls for IG Probe into Max

Department of Transportation head Elaine Chao orders a formal audit of the certification process for the Boeing 737 Max 8.

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Feb 28, 2019 - 12:28 PM
EASA has issued a Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) that aims to mitigate the potential effects of cybersecurity threats on aviation safety.
Feb 28, 2019 - 11:08 AM
The lack of a quorum on the Ex-Im board has prevented the bank to sign off on loans over $10 million for the past four years.
Feb 27, 2019 - 10:52 AM
Speakers at the Aviation Africa Summit in Kigali call for the end of “shortsighted” policies.
Feb 27, 2019 - 10:05 AM
The current LOA process takes six months, and stakeholders and the FAA are working to streamline it.
Feb 26, 2019 - 9:26 AM
More than 96 percent of participating shareholders vote in favor of the transaction between the Brazilian and U.S. airframers.
Feb 25, 2019 - 6:42 PM
Charter association welcomes conviction of pilot of illegal charter flight which crashed following departure when 426 lbs overweight.
Feb 25, 2019 - 10:27 AM
A Phnom Penh seminar on the Cape Town treaty’s benefits included the U.S. FAA and Boeing.
Feb 21, 2019 - 11:53 AM
Only 30 percent of the rotorcraft fleet is equipped with an install rate of about 100 a month.
Feb 21, 2019 - 11:01 AM
On April 6, nav data from some GPS receivers will become inaccurate unless they are reset to account for the next so-called “week number” rollover event.
Feb 21, 2019 - 9:24 AM
The most recent FAA review raises 26 “issues” with Thai safety practices and oversight.