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.

February 17, 2020, 1:48 PM

U.S. Ups Import Duty Rate on New Airbus Aircraft

The EU and the UK call for a negotiated solution on the long-running dispute over subsidies to large aircraft programs.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 3:39 PM
According to IATA, the coronavirus situation calls for a justified non-use of slots and airlines should not lose their grandfather rights.
Feb 19, 2020 - 9:51 AM
Congress needs to do more to help address future workforce needs as the numbers remain daunting, House lawmakers agree.
Feb 18, 2020 - 4:14 PM
Higher fees that recently went into effect for users of ATC services in Canada have been upheld by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
Airbus A350
Feb 17, 2020 - 1:48 PM
The EU and the UK call for a negotiated solution on the long-running dispute over subsidies to large aircraft programs.
Feb 17, 2020 - 10:39 AM
The European Ombudsman asserts that the disclosure of the questions would jeopardize a proper assessment of pilots and ultimately passengers’ safety.
Feb 17, 2020 - 7:50 AM
The Vertical Flight Society's workshop on urban air mobility infrastructure will feature FAA leaders, plus engineering, planning and architectural experts.
Feb 14, 2020 - 3:16 PM
The FAA’s Honolulu Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) is under fresh scrutiny following the filing of a two separate whistleblower complaints.
Feb 13, 2020 - 5:08 PM
Pilots should tread carefully when asked to provide the FAA with documentation to facilitate review of medical conditions of potential aeromedical concern.
Feb 13, 2020 - 11:45 AM
Results from the 2020 edition of the European General Aviation Survey will be used by EASA to help improve GA safety policies.
Airbus factory in Tianjin, China
Feb 12, 2020 - 5:32 AM
Airbus is gradually resuming A320 assembly work at its factory in China, but the scale of disruption to the aerospace supply chain remains uncertain.