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 U.S. House-approved National Defense Authorization Act includes a measure to overturn FAA's recent finding on flight training in certain aircraft.
The FAA Notam for NBAA-BACE implements a new GA program that involves registering intended departure times from certain Las Vegas airports.
A U.S. travel policy set to begin in November will lift nearly 18 months of pandemic-induced international air travel restrictions for foreign nationals.
Transport Canada has published a state aviation safety program to comply with the requirements of ICAO Annex 19 regarding safety management.
A proposed bill in the Massachusetts Senate that would have established a $1,000 landing fee for general aviation in the state has been grounded.
From early November, fully vaccinated passengers from multiple countries will be permitted to fly to the U.S., ending 18 months of Covid restrictions.
The European business aviation industry must increase awareness of illegal charter operators and push for harsher sanctions to eradicate the practice.
Ways and Means includes SAF blender's tax credit as part of budget reconciliation package.
The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative applauded the U.S. government’s recognition of the role that SAF will play in decarbonization efforts.
The UK charter industry regrets the country’s departure from the EU that ushered in the need to obtain country-specific permits for flights into the EU.