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.

H145
Apr 15, 2021 - 12:15 PM
The Biden administration has indicated that it is going all-in on offshore wind, particularly in the New York Bight.
Manufacturing
Apr 15, 2021 - 11:33 AM
The U.S. DOT has released a notice and set up a website to detail the necessary steps a manufacturer/MRO must take to apply for Covid relief funds.
Shell's Rheinland refinery
Apr 13, 2021 - 3:23 PM
The company has joined the investors in LanzaJet, a sustainable aviation fuel producer that has just launched its first commercial production facility.
NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt speaks at China Business Aviation Safety Day 2021
Apr 12, 2021 - 2:40 PM
AsBAA and ACP jointly hosted the China Business Aviation Safety Day 2021 in Chengdu, China, on April 8.
Air France
Apr 6, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The European Commission has approved the French bailout of Air France subject to conditions, including surrender of 18 daily slots at Paris Orly Airport.
Phillips 66 refinery
Apr 5, 2021 - 2:07 PM
A coalition of aviation industry organizations and companies is asking the Biden Administration to establish new financial incentives for SAF producton.
Apr 1, 2021 - 12:18 PM
New FAA Advisory Circular AC 91-92 offers detailed guidance intended for establishing highly effective preflight briefings.
Apr 1, 2021 - 10:13 AM
In addition to $25 billion in airports funding, President Biden's proposal includes numerous measures aimed at R&D, green initiatives, and manufacturing.
SAF Tanker on airport
Mar 30, 2021 - 10:51 AM
NBAA today applauded a bipartisan congressional request for the Government Accounting Office to launch a study on measures to increase SAF use.
Ali Alnaqbi
Mar 30, 2021 - 10:30 AM
After cancellation of postponed MEBAA Show in February, November's Dubai Airshow becomes next focus