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 4, 2022, 3:02 PM

Boeing Preaches Safety Ethic as Work on Max 7, Max 10 Persists

As year-end deadline approaches for certification of Max 7 and Max 10, Boeing hangs its hopes on a possible extension by act of Congress.

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Boeing 737 Max 7 on takeoff
Oct 4, 2022 - 3:02 PM
As year-end deadline approaches for certification of Max 7 and Max 10, Boeing hangs its hopes on a possible extension by act of Congress.
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen testifies before Senate aviation subcommittee. (Photo: Senate hearing recording)
Oct 3, 2022 - 1:03 PM
NBAA head Bolen asked lawmakers to create a national strategy, support investment, and ensure a transparent regulatory process to enable the AAM market.
Oct 3, 2022 - 12:36 PM
EASA is raising the bar for helicopter emergency medical service operations in Europe, with new rules to take effect by mid-2023.
U.S. Capital Building (Photo: Pixabay)
Oct 3, 2022 - 11:02 AM
A bill to permit use of AIP funds to expedite airport projects heads to the White House after Senate passage last week.
U.S Capital Building
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:42 PM
Following House passage, the aviation workforce development bill heads next to the Senate, where Sen. James Inhofe has introduced similar legislation.
Senior executives from EasyJet, Airbus and Rolls-Royce in hangar next to hydrogen powered engine model with EasyJet aircraft in background
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:25 AM
IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.
British Business and General Aviation Association CEO Mark Bailey next to open door on business jet
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:45 PM
The aviation services sector needs a UK trade body to be more effectively represented, according to the British Business and General Aviation Association.
Sustainable aviation fuel
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In the run-up to a triennial ICAO meeting, business aviation groups have released policy principles to guide long-term carbon emissions reductions.
cross-control stall on flight display
Sep 23, 2022 - 10:38 AM
The FAA's decades-old thinking on spin training needs a new approach.
Bombardier Challenger 604
Sep 22, 2022 - 1:10 PM
An uncommanded flap deployment above the maximum flaps-extended speed on a Challenger 604 has resulted in several recommendations by the UK AAIB.