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 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.
Fireblade Aviation
Jun 7, 2021 - 9:01 AM
Lack of infrastructure and know-how remain impediments to progress
Jun 4, 2021 - 2:09 PM
The new ASEAN-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement will boost connectivity between Europe and Southeast Asia.
Jun 4, 2021 - 12:06 PM
Universal Flight Services surrendered its passenger-carrying certificate after the FAA alleged it conducted illegal charters.
Jun 4, 2021 - 9:00 AM
European Operators Mixed About Brexit Impact