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.

March 27, 2020, 4:44 PM

CARES Act Passage Applauded, But Details Carry Pitfalls

The U.S. Treasury Department now faces the task of allocating coronavirus aid and assigning conditions.

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Aerion AS2
Apr 1, 2020 - 10:11 AM
The FAA has developed a notice of proposed rulemaking that would establish subsonic landing and takeoff cycle standards for supersonic aircraft.
Mar 31, 2020 - 4:35 PM
Congressional Democrats cite the airlines’ “moral responsibility” to pay back customers and repatriate U.S. citizens.
Mar 31, 2020 - 11:41 AM
The latest FAA exemption, issued at the request of NATA, applies to Part 135 pilots engaged in international operations and facing expiration of medicals.
Mar 30, 2020 - 12:22 PM
The CARES Act provides substantial assistance to carriers and others, but come with limitations and leave out many GA businesses, NATA said.
Mar 30, 2020 - 9:40 AM
In another exemption, FAA is holding off on enforcement actions for pilots facing expiring medicals through June 30, but HAI warns to check with insurers.
Mar 27, 2020 - 4:44 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department now faces the task of allocating coronavirus aid and assigning conditions.
Mar 27, 2020 - 1:30 PM
The $2 trillion CARES act includes billions in grants and loans for aviation directly and then billions more for businesses in general.
Harrods Aviation
Mar 27, 2020 - 11:49 AM
Closure of factories and FBOs add to the sense that business aviation accepts it is facing more than short-term disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020 - 8:59 AM
Boeing CEO David Calhoun insisted that the company will pursue other financing options if the government requires an ownership stake.
Mar 26, 2020 - 4:56 PM
The agency issued four temporary exemptions from certain training deadlines and protective breathing requirements for Parts 135 and 119.