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.

Jul 17, 2020 - 7:00 AM
The Max’s July 10 operational suitability flight marked one of the last procedural hurdles the program must clear before the FAA lifts its grounding.
Farnborough Airshow 2016
Jul 17, 2020 - 1:30 AM
Over four days, the industry will gather around a program of 77 webinars addressing all aspects of aerospace and defense.
Jul 16, 2020 - 11:21 AM
A U.S. House appropriations bill has provisions that would benefit business aviation.
Jul 15, 2020 - 10:12 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration moves to bar Pakistani carriers from flying into the U.S.
FAA ConOps
Jul 15, 2020 - 2:38 AM
Morphing existing helicopter VFR corridors into dedicated urban air mobility routes is among the challenges identified by critics of ConOps 1.0.
Aerion AS2
Jul 14, 2020 - 11:42 AM
The EU called the FAA's supersonic NPRM premature, while many manufacturers endorsed its data-driven approach.
Jul 13, 2020 - 11:33 AM
Chinese authorities are working to streamline CCAR-129 approvals as operators trigger requirements through humanitarian missions.
Jul 8, 2020 - 11:57 AM
Industry groups say the electronic Pilot Records Database NPRM leaves many questions unanswered and its extension to corporate operators is unjustified.
Jul 7, 2020 - 10:00 AM
European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.
UDRI researcher examining SAF sample
Jul 6, 2020 - 4:48 PM
A new process that provides a renewable fuel component earlier in the fuel refining procedure has been approved by ASTM, the governing body on fuel safety.