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.

Jun 16, 2021 - 3:47 PM
Belarus and Poland have provided preliminary details in response to requests for information from ICAO.
Jun 15, 2021 - 5:40 PM
The House approved measures calling for a notam improvement task force as well as for incentives to expedite airport construction projects.
Jun 15, 2021 - 11:56 AM
The lifting fo mask requirements for outdoor areas of transportation hubs only applies to vaccinated individuals, the CDC said.
Jun 15, 2021 - 10:32 AM
Along with a five-year suspension of tariffs, the EU and U.S. agree to agree on the legality of any financial support to their respective airliner makers.
Jun 11, 2021 - 11:39 AM
It is important for pilots to tell AMEs about any new medical diagnoses or prescribed medication before their next exam.
Jun 10, 2021 - 12:33 PM
While no agreement is in sight, lawmakers are focused on a sweeping package that could serve as a venue for measures such as an SAF blender's tax credit.
Jun 9, 2021 - 12:39 PM
The groups are urging the FAA to rethink its recent guidance on compensation for flight training in warbird and other aircraft.
Abraham Accords
Jun 8, 2021 - 9:03 AM
With the UAE and Bahrain having signed accords with Israel, rapprochement could also follow with Morocco and Sudan.
Jun 7, 2021 - 11:51 AM
General aviation association leaders cited the many negative effects of a proposed 10 percent luxury tax on GA aircraft during testimony in late May.
Jun 7, 2021 - 11:40 AM
EASA has published an Opinion on aviation regulatory framework applicable to all-weather aircraft operations and flight crew training.