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.

Air France
Apr 6, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The European Commission has approved the French bailout of Air France subject to conditions, including surrender of 18 daily slots at Paris Orly Airport.
Phillips 66 refinery
Apr 5, 2021 - 2:07 PM
A coalition of aviation industry organizations and companies is asking the Biden Administration to establish new financial incentives for SAF producton.
Apr 1, 2021 - 12:18 PM
New FAA Advisory Circular AC 91-92 offers detailed guidance intended for establishing highly effective preflight briefings.
Apr 1, 2021 - 10:13 AM
In addition to $25 billion in airports funding, President Biden's proposal includes numerous measures aimed at R&D, green initiatives, and manufacturing.
SAF Tanker on airport
Mar 30, 2021 - 10:51 AM
NBAA today applauded a bipartisan congressional request for the Government Accounting Office to launch a study on measures to increase SAF use.
Ali Alnaqbi
Mar 30, 2021 - 10:30 AM
After cancellation of postponed MEBAA Show in February, November's Dubai Airshow becomes next focus
Mar 25, 2021 - 12:04 PM
EBAA is urging EU institutions and member states, as well as other stakeholders, to develop harmonized rules for the safe reopening of air travel.
Adobe Stock
Mar 25, 2021 - 10:24 AM
Bills that passed the House T&I Committee this week would have a task force review the Notam system and incentivize early completion of airport projects.
Mar 25, 2021 - 9:20 AM
DOT is eliminating previous policies that put in additional layers of review for a wide net of rulemakings and new policies, impeding key standards.
Mar 23, 2021 - 1:21 PM
NTSB addresses exceptions, exemptions, and perceived safety loopholes and shortcomings in passenger revenue Part 91 operations.