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.
Operators need to prepare for new regulations taking effect around the world.
For the past 12 years, ASIAS has evolved and drawn together a variety of safety data and information sources across government and industry.
The 21 fatalities in U.S.-registered bizjet accidents in the first nine months have exceeded annual totals for all but two periods over the past 15 years.
The Wichita airframer delivered four more jets than last year's quarter but four fewer turboprops.
EASA is proceeding with regulations to require CS-25 (equivalent to FAA Part 25) airplanes be equipped with runway overrun awareness and alerting systems.
The operator of Star Aero, pled guilty to three counts of fraud and export violations, and will serve three years in prison.
Critics assert the German aviation tax hikes will convince travelers to switch to airports in neighboring countries.
FlightAware's September update found that fleets seven out-of-production models still have an ADS-B compliance rate of less than 7 percent.
The €380 million loan gives the German airline subsidiary of defunct British travel group Thomas Cook time to find new investors.
The JATR panel cited the FAA for inadequate awareness of the function of the 737 Max's MCAS and Boeing for “undue pressures” on members of its ODA staff.