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.

Jan 24, 2020 - 10:53 AM
EASA proposals for accepted means of compliance will advance plans for rules under which new eVTOL aircraft will achieve type certification.
A350-900 in flight
Jan 23, 2020 - 3:25 PM
Wuhan International Airport saw more than 400 scheduled flights canceled on Thursday.
Jan 23, 2020 - 11:55 AM
Europe’s antitrust regulators for a second time have "stopped the clock" on its in-depth scrutiny of the proposed Boeing-Embraer merger.
Jan 22, 2020 - 10:27 AM
The Indian government’s allegations against AirAsia officials will likely stall its application for international flying rights for AirAsia India.
Jan 21, 2020 - 2:29 PM
European pilots call for urgent and pragmatic solutions to avoid another downing of a commercial airliner in war zones.
Jan 21, 2020 - 9:45 AM
The new European Rotors show will launch in Cologne, Germany, in November 2020, and will include all vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.
Jan 20, 2020 - 10:12 AM
Once scheduled this year, ADS-B Out requirements for flying through Mexico airspace now will take effect Jan. 1, 2022.
Jan 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
The special committee formed by Transportation Secretary Chao calls for better assessment of “human-machine interaction.”
Jan 16, 2020 - 10:09 AM
The sides must agree on the UK’s membership in EASA, market access, and “level playing field” in the next 11 months.
Jan 13, 2020 - 11:40 AM
International aviation flight-planning firm OpsGroup has published its updated list of current and upcoming ADS-B equipment and operational mandates.