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.
The U.S. congressional delegation from Kansas asked House and Senate leaders to consider suspending GA fuel taxes as they weigh further relief bills.
U.S. travel ban presents a particularly high barrier to international travel.
Business aircraft owners should take precautions now to shield themselves from the potential of Covid-19-related claims by pasengers, crews, and others.
Sens. Moran and Warner offered a bill that would have the government cover a portion of salaries for manufacturing workers at risk for furlough or layoff.
Nearly 70 percent of all potential international passengers would refuse to return to travel in the presence of quarantines, according to IATA.
Pilots raise concern about a rule amendment that went into effect on March 23 that increases the altitude at which pilots must don oxygen masks.
Ecolift Corporation of Puerto Rico surrendered its repair station certificate following numerous allegations by the FAA of unauthorized maintenance work.
A globally harmonized approach to restarting air transport comes with challenges borne by differing national priorities and the dynamic nature of Covid-19.
The cabin pressure SAIB applies to Textron Aviation Hawker 750, 800, 800, 800XP, 850XP, and 900XP series jets, FAA says.
Gulfstream has received the green light to begin deliveries of the G600 to customers in Europe, following EASA certification of the large-cabin jet.