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.

January 25, 2021, 1:29 PM

EASA To Strengthen Safety Reviews of U.S.-certified Aircraft

The EU aviation safety regulator expects to clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly again in Europe shortly.

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Jan 26, 2021 - 11:50 AM
FAA will develop the capability for automated real-time broadcasts in the cockpit of the status of military operations areas, other special-use airspace.
Jan 26, 2021 - 11:12 AM
A Bell 412 will conduct radiation mapping and sensing flights over the site of Super Bowl LV.
Jan 25, 2021 - 1:29 PM
The EU aviation safety regulator expects to clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly again in Europe shortly.
Jan 25, 2021 - 11:44 AM
The Treasury Department has begun sending agreements to Part 135 carriers that applied for PSP support to cover worker compensation, NATA said.
Jan 25, 2021 - 8:50 AM
A webinar focuses on ramifications of a decision to require recent negative Covid-19 test results from all air passengers entering the U.S.
Jan 22, 2021 - 10:19 AM
NBAA supports identification requirements for drones but is concerned that the Remote ID rule provides public access to drone and operator locations.
Jan 21, 2021 - 10:31 AM
The FAA is undertaking a range of noise research and released the results of one such study that found annoyance to aircraft noise intensifying.
Jan 20, 2021 - 10:28 AM
The FAA has opened an application process through March 22 for organizations seeking pilot or maintenance technician workforce development grants.
Jan 19, 2021 - 11:54 AM
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.
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:24 AM
A proposal by Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for a digital vaccine certificate to allow free movement has gained IATA's endorsement.