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.
EBAA is urging EU institutions and member states, as well as other stakeholders, to develop harmonized rules for the safe reopening of air travel.
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.
DOT is eliminating previous policies that put in additional layers of review for a wide net of rulemakings and new policies, impeding key standards.
NTSB addresses exceptions, exemptions, and perceived safety loopholes and shortcomings in passenger revenue Part 91 operations.
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.
ICAO is launching a campaign to improve Notam quality by pushing nations to purge ones that are more than three months old.
NATA advised that the third round of the Payroll Support Program is available only to carriers who received the second round.
Reps. Sam Graves and Garret Graves expressed concerns to the new Treasury Secretary that delays in PSP funding is hurting small operators.
New York City is considering legislation that would effectively shut down heliports there.
Two bills being considered for New York City could restrict as many as 80 percent of helicopter operations in the city.