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.

September 16, 2020, 10:01 AM

House Report Blasts Boeing, FAA for 737 Max Failures

A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.

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Sep 10, 2020 - 10:49 AM
The FAA has ended its previously initiated processes for the development of air tour management plans for some national parks.
Sep 10, 2020 - 10:33 AM
The EPA is holding a virtual public hearing to be held on September 17 to discuss its proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for large airplanes.
Sep 9, 2020 - 12:30 PM
Airport advocates in Santa Monica and East Hampton believe there is still time to save their local airports but operators must work with communities.
Sep 4, 2020 - 12:56 PM
Exosonic and Hermeus have been awarded contracts for faster-than-the-speed-of-sound aircraft by the USAF Presidential and Executive Directorate.
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Sep 4, 2020 - 9:35 AM
One Aviation can proceed with an expedited sale of its assets to a new buyer, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge ruled on September 3.
Sep 4, 2020 - 7:12 AM
EBAA's September 3 webinar focused on what changes might be needed for aircraft charter, sales and acquisitions, as well as finance.
Sep 2, 2020 - 10:23 AM
In a welcome letter to new Canadian finance minister Chrystia Freeland, CBAA touted the contribution of business aviation to the country's economy.
Sep 2, 2020 - 8:53 AM
The decision to allow UAE airlines to fly over Saudi territory on their way to any country raises the possibility of flights to Israel.
Sep 1, 2020 - 4:58 PM
More than $1 billion in Airport Improvement Program funds were awarded from the FAA to U.S. airports, along $152 million of the residual CARES Act funds.
Sep 1, 2020 - 1:52 PM
NATA is asking for a year's extension in inspector and check airman observation checks for Part 135.