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 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.
Jan 10, 2020 - 10:22 AM
Ethics, illegal charters, tax planning, ADS-B privacy, and aircraft insurance are the top challenges for business aviation in 2020.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:57 AM
The Cleveland, Ohio-based MRO has been certified as an active participant in the FAA Part 5 Voluntary Safety Management System Program.
Jan 8, 2020 - 11:49 AM
Following Iranian attacks on U.S. bases in Baghdad, the FAA has prohibited U.S. civil operators from overflying the airspace in and around Iraq and Iran.