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.

Mar 25, 2021 - 12:04 PM
EBAA is urging EU institutions and member states, as well as other stakeholders, to develop harmonized rules for the safe reopening of air travel.
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Mar 25, 2021 - 10:24 AM
Bills that passed the House T&I Committee this week would have a task force review the Notam system and incentivize early completion of airport projects.
Mar 25, 2021 - 9:20 AM
DOT is eliminating previous policies that put in additional layers of review for a wide net of rulemakings and new policies, impeding key standards.
Mar 23, 2021 - 1:21 PM
NTSB addresses exceptions, exemptions, and perceived safety loopholes and shortcomings in passenger revenue Part 91 operations.
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Mar 23, 2021 - 12:07 PM
GlobeAir said it will face huge delays and costly restrictions for UK-bound flights starting April 1 if the Austrian aviation authority doesn't act soon.
Mar 22, 2021 - 11:32 AM
ICAO is launching a campaign to improve Notam quality by pushing nations to purge ones that are more than three months old.
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Mar 18, 2021 - 10:17 AM
NATA advised that the third round of the Payroll Support Program is available only to carriers who received the second round.
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Mar 17, 2021 - 10:12 AM
Reps. Sam Graves and Garret Graves expressed concerns to the new Treasury Secretary that delays in PSP funding is hurting small operators.
Bell 525 NYC
Mar 17, 2021 - 10:05 AM
New York City is considering legislation that would effectively shut down heliports there.
Mar 16, 2021 - 6:37 PM
Two bills being considered for New York City could restrict as many as 80 percent of helicopter operations in the city.