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.
The FAA has opened an application process through March 22 for organizations seeking pilot or maintenance technician workforce development grants.
The U.S. DOT Inspector General is now conducting an audit to assess the FAA’s procedures for evaluating the psychological health of commercial pilots.
A proposal by Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for a digital vaccine certificate to allow free movement has gained IATA's endorsement.
Canada’s civil aviation authority has concluded its review of the Boeing 737 Max.
While guidance is still necessary covering locations where Covid testing is unavailable, the CDC is working to address questions about its testing order.
Welcomed by industry, the FAA's new Dynamic Regulatory System is housing more than 2 million regulatory guidance documents in a single location.
The German company has applied for the FAA to concurrently validate its EASA type certification for the two-seat, all-electric VoloCity eVTOL aircraft.
The maker of the C919 and ARJ21 could face divestment by U.S. partners due to a new Department of Defense ban.
A European Commission official applauds “asymmetries" between UK and EASA design certificate approvals.
NBAA is praising issuance of a pre-publication final rule by the U.S. IRS that clearly exempts managed business aircraft from federal excise taxes.