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.

November 22, 2021, 1:06 PM

UK Boosts Regional Aviation as EU States Eye Short-Haul Limits

The European Regions Airline Association has criticized proposals to ban short-haul flight by some EU countries as the UK funds regional service.

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Nov 11, 2021 - 11:11 AM
The MD-87 involved in the October 19 runway excursion accident following a rejected takeoff at Houston Executive had jammed elevators, the NTSB said.
Marc Eudin, GAMA
Nov 10, 2021 - 5:06 PM
GAMA's Marc Ehudin described business aviation's new sustainability goals as Europe, the UK, and the U.S. discuss mandates, incentives.
Nov 10, 2021 - 4:35 PM
The Canadian Business Aviation Association goes on offense to combat the Canadian government's proposed luxury tax on private aircraft.
Nov 10, 2021 - 4:33 PM
Campbell Oil and its related Executive Aircraft Services “strongly disagree” with an FAA notice that proposes a $1.38M penalty for alleged illegal charter.
Nov 10, 2021 - 10:05 AM
Clay Lacy Aviation’s facility at Connecticut's Waterbury-Oxford Airport is approved for maintenance on Canadian-registered business jets.
Pilots
Nov 10, 2021 - 5:00 AM
Expats account for 8.5 pilots out of 10 at Emirates, while the figure is 80 percent for Qatar Airways, according to PilotsGlobal.
Nov 9, 2021 - 11:14 AM
The Helicopter Data and Voice Recorder Requirement Act would require flight data and cockpit voice recorders in most models.
NATA
Nov 8, 2021 - 12:41 PM
Aircraft transaction attorney Paul Lange said his office is seeing a "fair amount" of cases surrounding risky deals from overheated market.
Nov 8, 2021 - 11:33 AM
Infrastructure bill provides support for airports, workforce, AAM, and other key aviation issues.
Troy Lambeth
Nov 8, 2021 - 5:00 AM
Mubadala unit Sanad sees the size of its own portfolio increase to $1.2 billion.