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.

May 12, 2021 - 11:38 AM
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday referred the case stemming from the 2009 Air France crash of an Airbus A330 to the French criminal court.
May 11, 2021 - 12:14 PM
NBAA and GAMA submitted joint comments to a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network proposal on reporting rules for LLCs.
Piper M600
May 10, 2021 - 12:06 PM
Piper Aircraft recently received EASA approval for its M600/SLS Halo safety system and plans to begin deliveries to European customers in June.
May 10, 2021 - 11:43 AM
As requested by GA groups, the CDC has expanded its guidance to permit home test kits for passengers to meet international flight test requirements.
May 7, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The NTSB is proposing to update accident notification form 6120.1, the document required to be filed in the event of an accident or incident.
Covid test costs
May 4, 2021 - 9:41 AM
An IATA study shows that cost of an air ticket could almost double due to Covid testing requirements.
May 3, 2021 - 2:37 PM
The European Commission has recommended easing border restrictions on non-essential travel for fully vaccinated individuals.
Airport fuel farm
May 3, 2021 - 12:14 PM
The standards council of the National Fire Protection Association has denied NATA’s suggested amendment for overfill protection systems.
May 3, 2021 - 11:57 AM
NBAA has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable as a forum to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into U.S. airspace.
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:00 AM
The U.S. State Department is providing exemptions to restrictions on entry from some regions for flights for training, aircraft delivery, or maintenance.