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.
A helicopter air ambulance pilot on his way to work was arrested for drunk driving after passing a sheriff's deputy's car.
The FAA has approved a noise compatibility program for New York-area Teterboro Airport, with a few exceptions.
Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.
Lawmakers are optimistic that they will get an FAA reauthorization bill passed this year that will span five years and cover AAM, privacy, and workforce.
NBAA praised the extended aircraft registration and temporary certificate authorizations, but warned operators to remain aware of a couple of "nuances."
Rep. Garret Graves (R-Louisiana) is moving from ranking member to chair of the House aviation subcommittee during an FAA reauthorization year.
A newly released NTSB preliminary report offers few clues on why a Piper JetProp crashed on approach to the airport in Yoakum, Texas, on January 17.
A revised FAA document offers expand guidance on what aircraft approach categories pilots should use for instrument procedures.
ICAO has revised its North Atlantic operations and airspace manual, and flight planner OpsGroup is helping pilots make sense of the changes via a summary.
The FAA has extended the deadline for comment on its NPRM for mandatory safety management systems to April.