Latest News

Sort By:
Release Date

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
On the heels of a successful Air Charter Summit, NATA continues its advocacy for this crucial segment of the aviation business community. The NATA team was thrilled to engage with many of you during the Summit and Air Charter Committee meetings in Oklahoma City last week and hope you found the events valuable to your operation.

Monday, June 10, 2024
In accordance with Article VI, Section 3 of the NATA Bylaws, the Annual Meeting of Members will be held in conjunction with NATA’s Air Charter Summit on June 25, 2024, at 11:45 AM CST.

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Tonight, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance bipartisan, bicameral FAA Reauthorization legislation, a critical step toward final passage of the transformational Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act (H.R. 3935).

Monday, May 6, 2024
Last week, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published updated regulations for the flight training industry, effective this July.

Friday, April 26, 2024
The FAA published the final rule requiring Safety Management Systems (SMS) for all part 135 operators on April 26, 2024. SMS programs have already been a requirement for part 121 operators under part 5 of the FAA regulations. Today’s final rule expands the applicability of part 5 to all part 135 commuter and on-demand operators as well as certain part 91 air tour operators and type certificate and production certificate holders under part 21.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
FAA InFO 24003, reminds part 135 operators that the passenger seating configuration of an aircraft can be altered to lower the seating count, but notes the seats must be physically removed. This type of physical removal often necessitates obtaining a Supplemental Type Certificate.

Monday, April 22, 2024
The FAA released its final Safety Management Systems (SMS) Rule ( today. As the NATA Regulatory Team combs through the 160-page document, it appears the FAA has thoughtfully considered industry input in their drafting.

Thursday, February 22, 2024
On February 21, 2024, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced plans to conduct focused audits involving personal use of corporate aircraft.

Friday, February 16, 2024
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed changes to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) that would remove the Standard’s original exemption for jet fuel.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
A new permitting rule discontinuing the Mexico Annual/Multiple Entry permits for private operators was issued in May 2023 with an effective date of January 1, 2024. This change was made as an effort by AFAC to combat illegal charter operations in Mexico.

Page size: