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.

July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM

Brussels Warns U.S. of Escalation of Aerospace Subsidy Dispute

European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.

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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.
counterfeit K-26
Jul 6, 2020 - 8:42 AM
Moldovan police raided a factory in Cruileni allegedly making unauthorized copies of Russian Kamov-26 coaxial rotor utility helicopters.
Jul 6, 2020 - 6:08 AM
A change to the European Union's customs code acknowledges establish practice allowing flight plans to suffice for declaration of entry and departure.
Jul 3, 2020 - 11:14 AM
The delayed review of the UK's contentious quarantine policy eases requirements for 59 countries, but not for travelers from the U.S. and many others.
Jul 2, 2020 - 11:26 AM
While the House infrastructure package is in doubt, several of the measures remain on the table for future legislation.
737 Max
Jul 2, 2020 - 7:52 AM
Following three days of flight testing the 737 Max, the FAA must now evaluate data on changes to the airplane’s flight control system.
Jul 1, 2020 - 2:11 PM
ICAO’s decision to change the baseline date for Corsia’s emissions calculation has drawn condemnation from environmentalists but applause from airlines.
Jul 1, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s office faulted Boeing for failing to submit documents detailing modifications to the 737 Max’s MCAS.