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.

September 16, 2020, 10:01 AM

House Report Blasts Boeing, FAA for 737 Max Failures

A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.

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Aug 10, 2020 - 12:39 PM
Pilots can now visually observe weather in the Colorado Rockies from 52 new aviation weather cameras installed on a network of 13 mountain AWOS sites.
Aug 10, 2020 - 12:19 PM
The NBAA and AOPA leaders highlight the challenges of the FAA's electronic Pilot Records Database proposal.
Aug 5, 2020 - 3:45 PM
DOT IG says the FAA's en route automation modernization system lacks adequate security controls to prevent instances of system crashes.
Aug 5, 2020 - 12:06 PM
London-based Virgin Atlantic hopes creditors will approve its restructuring and recapitalization plan on August 25 as its cash reserves are dissipating.
Aug 5, 2020 - 11:52 AM
NBAA, RAA, NATA, and RAA say restrictions placed on CARES Act aviation loans are preventing their members from accessing the relief funds.
Aug 5, 2020 - 11:27 AM
Bluetail’s latest version of its business aircraft record digitization platform enhances aircraft records management functions.
Aug 3, 2020 - 9:55 AM
With many ground service providers seeing cutbacks in service resulting from Covid, EASA has issued recommendations to airports to ensure safety.
Aug 3, 2020 - 6:27 AM
There were no fatal accidents involving European aircraft operators in 2019, but higher than average nonfatal accidents and serious incidents.
Jul 31, 2020 - 11:50 AM
There were no fatal accidents involving EASA-member-state-registered, non-commercial complex (NCC) business airplanes last year, according to a study.
Jul 31, 2020 - 11:49 AM
The FAA's move to approve a new extension on existing crew training and checking will help charter pilots and operations.