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 20, 2020, 9:31 AM

ICAO Task Force Set To Issue Covid Testing Protocols

The Council on Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) expects to issue guidelines on testing for Covid in late October or early November.

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Oct 9, 2020 - 11:58 AM
One Aviation withdrew its motion for a Section 363 sale of the bankrupt company's assets to Florida-based real estate holding firm SE Falcon.
Oct 9, 2020 - 11:14 AM
Any pilot grounded while awaiting an FAA review of their medical documents is understandably anxious. Everyone wants their case reviewed ASAP.
Oct 8, 2020 - 11:08 AM
The FAA released a Part 135 extension, as well as SFAR 118-2 covering relief for deadlines approaching for training, medical, and other requirements.
Oct 8, 2020 - 8:00 AM
From the electronic pilot records database and supersonics proposals to EPA aircraft emissions and IRS tax policy, the government is staying busy.
Oct 6, 2020 - 5:01 PM
The continuing Covid crisis has left Singapore desperate for ways to stimulate traffic.
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:10 AM
NATA and NBAA were encouraged by the IRS release of the NPRM on aircraft management fees, but sought a number of changes.
Oct 2, 2020 - 12:06 PM
Emirates says it inadvertently failed to remove its JetBlue code while flying over the Tehran FIR.
Oct 2, 2020 - 11:59 AM
The stopgap funding bill includes a measure to shift $14 billion into the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.
Paris Volocopter announcement
Oct 2, 2020 - 4:37 AM
The French capital is inviting companies to express interest in supporting plans to launch UAM air taxi operations in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Oct 1, 2020 - 12:41 PM
The FAA released a notice of availability accepting 35 new and revised consensus standards for Part 23 aircraft developed by ASTM International.