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.

Jan 26, 2022 - 3:11 PM
An Airworthiness Directive scheduled for publication on January 27 will limit 777 and 747-8 operations at certain airports.
Air China B777
Jan 25, 2022 - 9:51 AM
Travel restrictions prompted by the outbreak of Covid's Omicron variant undermined a somewhat encouraging recovery in demand for flights in 2021.
Jan 24, 2022 - 12:46 PM
EASA’s latest five-year safety plan not only addresses aviation safety issues but revives work on a European digital pilot license.
Jan 21, 2022 - 11:22 AM
Nav Canada will restrict land and hold-short operations (LAHSO) to dry runways.
Jan 20, 2022 - 2:56 PM
Pakistan International Airlines expects to resume service to Europe in March.
Jan 20, 2022 - 9:41 AM
FSF said it was concerned about the continued confusion and disjointed approach to the 5G rollout and urged more cooperation.
Jan 19, 2022 - 3:08 PM
New approvals from the FAA allow for 62 percent of the U.S. commercial fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports near 5G towers.
Jan 19, 2022 - 1:55 PM
Several international airlines have curtailed service into and out of the U.S. due to 5G safety concerns.
Jan 19, 2022 - 12:21 PM
The Learjet 35A involved in a December 27 fatal accident struck powerlines and subsequently crashed about 1.43 nm east of Gillespie Field in California.
Jan 18, 2022 - 9:59 AM
An Airlines for America letter to the FAA, FCC, and the White House warns of catastrophic consequences of 5G implementation on January 19.