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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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.
Sep 29, 2021 - 12:39 PM
SmartSky Networks has been awarded $12 million in damages, legal expenses, and sanctions in arbitration against former vendor Wireless Systems Solutions.
Sep 24, 2021 - 1:15 PM
The U.S. House-approved National Defense Authorization Act includes a measure to overturn FAA's recent finding on flight training in certain aircraft.
Sep 24, 2021 - 10:23 AM
The FAA Notam for NBAA-BACE implements a new GA program that involves registering intended departure times from certain Las Vegas airports.
Sep 21, 2021 - 4:36 PM
A U.S. travel policy set to begin in November will lift nearly 18 months of pandemic-induced international air travel restrictions for foreign nationals.
Sep 21, 2021 - 11:42 AM
Transport Canada has published a state aviation safety program to comply with the requirements of ICAO Annex 19 regarding safety management.