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.

November 25, 2022, 4:39 AM

Removal of EU Laws Creates Uncertainty for UK's Aviation Sector

Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.

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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.
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:07 AM
The Dutch government summons Russia’s ambassador after court sentences three suspects to life in prison for destroying Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
side of Gulfstream business jet looking toward engine
Nov 17, 2022 - 3:34 PM
At the behest of Congress, the FAA is issuing a direct final rule that will extend the aircraft registration period from three years to seven years.
pilots reviewing checklist in flight deck
Nov 17, 2022 - 10:44 AM
Approval from the Isle of Man registry means AviationManuals clients will see a reduction in minimum equipment list processing time.
Map depicting 2020 Canberra area Orroral Valley brushfire in Australia
Nov 17, 2022 - 8:15 AM
Australian coroner's court is investigating a 2020 Orroral Valley bushfire, which was started by army helicopter’s search light.
GE engine installed in NASA's X-59 supersonic demonstrator
Nov 17, 2022 - 6:54 AM
First flight of NASA's X-59 quiet supersonic demonstration aircraft is expected early next year.
A Delta Air Lines Airbus A350 touches down at Tokyo Haneda Airport.
Nov 16, 2022 - 3:39 PM
The Air Line Pilots Association raises concern over U.S. airlines’ sponsorship of visas for "specialty occupations."
Norsk Luftambulanse air ambulance in flight with crew member standing in open door
Nov 15, 2022 - 3:46 PM
According to Norway’s Accident Investigation Board, ice-clogged inlet barrier filters likely caused the dual flameout on an Airbus H145 helicopter.