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.

July 1, 2020, 11:58 AM

IG Report Says Boeing Withheld Max Data from FAA

The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s office faulted Boeing for failing to submit documents detailing modifications to the 737 Max’s MCAS.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 11:14 AM
The delayed review of the UK's contentious quarantine policy eases requirements for 59 countries, but not for travelers from the U.S. and many others.
Jul 2, 2020 - 11:26 AM
While the House infrastructure package is in doubt, several of the measures remain on the table for future legislation.
737 Max
Jul 2, 2020 - 7:52 AM
Following three days of flight testing the 737 Max, the FAA must now evaluate data on changes to the airplane’s flight control system.
Jul 1, 2020 - 2:11 PM
ICAO’s decision to change the baseline date for Corsia’s emissions calculation has drawn condemnation from environmentalists but applause from airlines.
Jul 1, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s office faulted Boeing for failing to submit documents detailing modifications to the 737 Max’s MCAS.
Farnborough 2018
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:49 AM
FIA Connect will feature a busy program of webinars and conferences, as well as a Meet the Buyer event and online meetings for young people.
Jun 30, 2020 - 3:02 PM
European airframe maker Airbus reveals latest plans to address what it calls the gravest crisis the industry has ever faced.
Jun 30, 2020 - 2:22 PM
EASA suspended flight authorization for Pakistan International Airways and Vision air following findings of invalid pilot licenses.
Jun 30, 2020 - 12:03 PM
NBAA says the FAA pilot records NPRM “exemplifies regulatory overreach, going far beyond the intent of the legislative mandate."
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:32 AM
From July 1, travel from 15 countries will be permitted into the European Union, based on their performance in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.