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.

May 18, 2020 - 11:29 AM
The U.S. congressional delegation from Kansas asked House and Senate leaders to consider suspending GA fuel taxes as they weigh further relief bills.
May 15, 2020 - 12:41 PM
U.S. travel ban presents a particularly high barrier to international travel.
May 15, 2020 - 12:02 PM
Business aircraft owners should take precautions now to shield themselves from the potential of Covid-19-related claims by pasengers, crews, and others.
May 15, 2020 - 11:22 AM
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.
May 13, 2020 - 11:25 AM
Nearly 70 percent of all potential international passengers would refuse to return to travel in the presence of quarantines, according to IATA.
May 13, 2020 - 10:17 AM
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.
May 13, 2020 - 10:02 AM
Ecolift Corporation of Puerto Rico surrendered its repair station certificate following numerous allegations by the FAA of unauthorized maintenance work.
May 12, 2020 - 1:54 PM
A globally harmonized approach to restarting air transport comes with challenges borne by differing national priorities and the dynamic nature of Covid-19.
May 12, 2020 - 11:29 AM
The cabin pressure SAIB applies to Textron Aviation Hawker 750, 800, 800, 800XP, 850XP, and 900XP series jets, FAA says.
Gulfstream G600
May 12, 2020 - 11:10 AM
Gulfstream has received the green light to begin deliveries of the G600 to customers in Europe, following EASA certification of the large-cabin jet.