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.

October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Steve Dickson
Oct 22, 2021 - 11:38 AM
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson has outlined actions the FAA is taking in the aftermath of the Max crashes, including limits on delegation.
Oct 22, 2021 - 8:16 AM
Alison Squiccimarro advises companies to begin surveying employees now to get a handle on how vaccine mandates may affect their preparations.
Oct 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Several changed and new mandates covering travel and vaccines will affect aviation providers, NATA advises.
Oct 15, 2021 - 10:57 AM
Visitors from the EU, the UK, and several other countries may begin to enter the U.S. on November 18 if vaccinated against and tested for Covid-19.
737 Max
Oct 15, 2021 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.
Million Air Dallas
Oct 12, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Million Air Dallas has received formal FAA approval for its safety management system, under the agency's Safety System Voluntary Program Standard.
Oct 11, 2021 - 8:00 AM
The HAI SMS software program is designed for small operators and others with cost concerns.
Oct 6, 2021 - 11:48 AM
Passengers are increasingly willing to fly but are hampered by the patchwork of confusing and inconsistent restrictions for cross-border travel.
Oct 6, 2021 - 10:54 AM
The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) has taken issue with the new Advisory Circular 66-1 proposed by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand.
Sep 30, 2021 - 12:41 PM
While Congress is anticipated to extend government funding through December 3, larger infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills are in question.