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.
Urging a risked-based approach, EBAA pointed to WHO guidance that travel bans impose a heavy burden on people with only a possible slight benefit.
The December 7 deadline for operators to use the PRD to review pilot records follows an FAA rule released in May establishing the electronic database.
The Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) has launched the region's first illegal charter reporting system.
A Dassault Falcon 2000, one of nine business jets seized in 2012 on charges of evading import tax, goes to auction December 15 in Brazil.
The European Regions Airline Association has criticized proposals to ban short-haul flight by some EU countries as the UK funds regional service.
The U.S. NTSB is proposing to add a Subpart F (Commercial Space Investigations) to its Part 831 regulations covering accident investigation.
Fatalities from general aviation aircraft accidents decreased overall last year amid broad pandemic-induced reductions in flight activity, the NTSB said.
Covid vaccine mandates could exacerbate the business aviation industry's talent and supply chain shortage.
Bell announced the sale of a Bell 429 to Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing for use by the Ministry of Health.
Leonardo's civil tiltrotor, on display at Expo 2020 and at the Dubai Airshow, should complete flight testing in August 2022.