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