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.
Eight organizations in Utah formed a coalition to strengthen their general aviation advocacy efforts, including preserving aviation funds for airport use.
Fully vaccinated international travelers will be allowed to enter the U.S., but testing requirements remain and are tightened for unvaccinated citizens.
The FAA's Alaska Aviation Safety Initiative points to solutions to the state's poor safety record, but costs are an obstacle.
FAA Administrator Dickson defended its interim process for warbird training approvals as "not bureaucratic" and one that is quickly acting upon requests.
Metro Aviation hopes weather camera will reduce number of canceled flights due to inaccurate weather reporting.
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson has outlined actions the FAA is taking in the aftermath of the Max crashes, including limits on delegation.
Alison Squiccimarro advises companies to begin surveying employees now to get a handle on how vaccine mandates may affect their preparations.
Several changed and new mandates covering travel and vaccines will affect aviation providers, NATA advises.
Visitors from the EU, the UK, and several other countries may begin to enter the U.S. on November 18 if vaccinated against and tested for Covid-19.
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.