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.
Several changed and new mandates covering travel and vaccines will affect aviation providers, NATA advises.
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.
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.
Million Air Dallas has received formal FAA approval for its safety management system, under the agency's Safety System Voluntary Program Standard.
The HAI SMS software program is designed for small operators and others with cost concerns.
Passengers are increasingly willing to fly but are hampered by the patchwork of confusing and inconsistent restrictions for cross-border travel.
The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) has taken issue with the new Advisory Circular 66-1 proposed by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand.
While Congress is anticipated to extend government funding through December 3, larger infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills are in question.
SmartSky Networks has been awarded $12 million in damages, legal expenses, and sanctions in arbitration against former vendor Wireless Systems Solutions.
The U.S. House-approved National Defense Authorization Act includes a measure to overturn FAA's recent finding on flight training in certain aircraft.