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 Worldwide Slot Board says air transport cannot recover from the Covid-19 pandemic without changes to 'use-them-or-loose-them' slot allocation rules.
Brazil's ANAC aviation authority is adopting FAA's airworthiness directive to allow the Boeing 737 Max airline to resume operations.
The agreements expand authorizations regarding pilot certification and flight simulation devices.
Former IAG boss Willie Walsh will succeed IATA DG Alexandre de Juniac to steer the industry through the Covid crisis with renewed focus on the environment.
IATA says governments must urgently lift quarantine restrictions based on a harmonized approach to Covid testing because airlines can't wait for vaccines.
Bluetail's new scanning centers are secure and follow aviation regulations.
Fourteen aviation groups sent a joint letter to key House and Senate leaders concerned that an FCC decision puts aeronautical operations at risk.
Repsondents to AOPA's and NBAA's survey on the Pilot Records Database proposal revealed concerns over the burdens of compliance.
A Global 6000 experienced a runway excursion following a nosewheel steering failure and “inadvertent application of right braking” while landing.
AIA and IAM leaders say say bills to protect aerospace worker jobs would help stabilize the industry and "it's time for Congress to act."