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.

May 29, 2020, 11:26 AM

Patchwork of Travel Restrictions Hinder Asia-Pac Reopening

International travel suffers from a failure to apply a coordinated set of travel restrictions, including in Asia.

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May 29, 2020 - 11:26 AM
International travel suffers from a failure to apply a coordinated set of travel restrictions, including in Asia.
May 28, 2020 - 10:48 AM
The Air Charter Association says the UK's quarantine rules will make it impossible for customers to make short visits to the country, harming business.
LABACE 2019
May 27, 2020 - 5:49 PM
Webinar hosted by Airport Infra Expo explores Covid-19 challenges and opportunities for business aviation in Brazil.
Rolls-Royce virtual training
May 27, 2020 - 5:40 PM
With stay-at-home directives forcing their facilities to close, aircraft maintenance schools look to technology to continue instruction despite barriers.
Ehang 216 operating for hotel
May 27, 2020 - 12:19 PM
EHang is using its 216 autonomous eVTOL aircraft to carry freight for a hotel operator in southern China with approval from the CAAC.
May 26, 2020 - 3:37 PM
The European Union's Safety Inspection of Foreign Aircraft has become the EU Ramp Inspection Program, or RIP.
May 26, 2020 - 1:45 PM
The planned launch of a SpaceX rocket with a crewed Dragon capsule has prompted a pair of TFRs that will close off sections of Central Florida’s airspace.
May 26, 2020 - 9:51 AM
Chinese-based investor Citiking said it has been working diligently to get Eclipse 500 manufacturer One Aviation out of bankruptcy.
Lilium Jet
May 26, 2020 - 8:05 AM
The German company says it is still on track to start operating its five-seat all-electric aircraft in air taxi operations from 2025.
Volocopter 2X eVTOL aircraft
May 26, 2020 - 7:25 AM
EASA's Special Condition VTOL certification requirements include an Enhanced category for commercial operations in urban environments.