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.

December 1, 2022, 7:32 AM

The "No Surprises Act" is a License To Steal

The federal "No Surprises Act" places the air ambulance industry in financial peril, according to the Association of Air Medical Services.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 8:35 AM
Marijuana law on the ground is different than law in the air.
Dec 1, 2022 - 7:32 AM
The federal "No Surprises Act" places the air ambulance industry in financial peril, according to the Association of Air Medical Services.
View from airplane during Misty Fjords Float Plane Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska
Nov 30, 2022 - 10:59 AM
The NTSB says voluntary safety measures by Ketchikan air tour operators are 'ineffective' and calls on FAA for SFAR governance.
Krimson Aviation CEO Dawit Lemma is preparing for business aviation growth opportunities in East Africa, including plans for a new FBO.
Nov 30, 2022 - 3:00 AM
The warring parties reportedly called a truce in Ethiopia’s civil war on November 2.
jet engine
Nov 29, 2022 - 10:37 AM
A new rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency establishes particle matter standards for most jet engines.
Air navigation service providers in Iceland and Denmark are increasing airspace use fees for airlines.
Nov 29, 2022 - 8:16 AM
The airline industry group has demanded that Danish and Icelandic air navigation service providers reverse planned airspace fees averaging 30 percent.
The most recent Farnborough International Airshow was held in July 2022.
Nov 29, 2022 - 7:20 AM
Member companies of the ADS group say the UK lacks clear political leadership in the face of unprecedented challenges to the industry's competitiveness.
A British Airways Airbus A319 aircraft.
Nov 25, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.
Bombardier Global Express business jet in flight
Nov 22, 2022 - 12:04 PM
The sanction against Emperor Aviation includes blocked property on eight of its business jets.
Aerial view of Archer's four-passenger Midnight eVTOL aircraft parked on airport ramp
Nov 22, 2022 - 11:43 AM
The FAA has issued a notice of proposed amendment to prepare the way for eVTOL air taxi services with commercial carriers including United Airlines.