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.

January 23, 2023, 7:45 AM

Asean Carriers Prepare for Post-pandemic Rebound

2023 is already seeing airlines in the Association of Southeast Asia Nations restore service, expand fleets, and enhance air connectivity in the region.

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee room (Photo: Office of Rep. Garret Graves, R-Louisiana)
Jan 11, 2023 - 12:29 PM
Reps. Sam Graves and Rick Larsen bring deep aviation policy backgrounds to their leadership roles on the T&I Committee during an FAA reauthorization year.
Jan 11, 2023 - 11:35 AM
An FAA notice of proposed rulemaking would mandate safety management systems at aircraft manufacturers and Part 135 charter operators.
Airport ramp packed with private aircraft
Jan 9, 2023 - 1:13 PM
With hundreds of private jets expected to descend on Arizona for the big game in February, a slot reservation system is now in effect for the area.
An Aeroflot Airbus A330 lands at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in May 2019.
Jan 5, 2023 - 12:34 PM
No international mechanism exists to prohibit the manufacture of Boeing and Airbus parts by Russia’s A-Technics.
FPL Air One uncrewed aerial vehicle
Jan 5, 2023 - 10:56 AM
FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeks comment on mandatory radio licenses and potential spectrum interference for UAS operations.
Air China A350 at airport terminal
Jan 5, 2023 - 10:21 AM
European countries agree to a coordinated response to the Covid crisis in China.
Jan 5, 2023 - 9:15 AM
Papua New Guinea’s Air Niugini ceases domestic flights after sole fuel supplier Puma Energy loses access to U.S. currency.
Phillip Washington headshot
Jan 4, 2023 - 11:05 AM
The Biden Administration renewed its nomination of Denver International Airport CEO Phillip Washington after the Senate did not act on it last year.
Former Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam inspects wreckage from Flight ET 302 outside Addis Ababa in March 2019.
Jan 3, 2023 - 2:00 PM
France’s BEA joins call for Ethiopian authorities to amend final report on the March 2019 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max.
Recovery crews sift through the wreckage of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max
Dec 28, 2022 - 8:52 AM
Final report into the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 fails to sufficiently consider flight crew performance, according to U.S. authorities.