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.

Aug 12, 2022 - 11:50 AM
OSHA orders pilot who turned down two flights over visibility concerns reinstated.
Aug 12, 2022 - 10:12 AM
The FAA has published a means of compliance for UAS manufacturers to meet the requirements for providing remote identification capability.
Aug 10, 2022 - 10:27 AM
Continuing 5G concerns prompt requested for expanded radar altimeter exemption for air ambulances
Aug 8, 2022 - 1:43 PM
The Inflation Reduction Act would provide industry-supported tax credits to encourage sustainable aviation fuel production.
Customs and Border Protection officers outside of new CBP facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport
Aug 8, 2022 - 1:20 PM
Connecticut’s Waterbury-Oxford Airport for the first time, now offers U.S. Customs service with the opening of a new CBP facility.
Aug 8, 2022 - 9:15 AM
EBAA is providing guidance on passenger entry requirements that will phase in beginning in May 2023.
Aug 4, 2022 - 2:32 PM
Nav Canada has rolled back the implementation date for mandatory ADS-B Out in Canadian Class A and B airspace.
Jul 30, 2022 - 1:02 AM
Acting FAA Administrator Nolen stressed the role of data analysis in improving aviation safety.
Jul 29, 2022 - 3:26 PM
The European Commission is expected to delay deadlines for certain operators to register for two new EU passenger entry/exit programs.
Jul 29, 2022 - 3:23 PM
EASA recently published a regular update notice of proposed amendment that presents changes to CS-25 large airplane type certification standards.