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.

Jul 29, 2015 - 4:59 PM
Satellite facility specializes in avionics repair and installation.
Jul 28, 2015 - 10:02 AM
After last year's last-minute extension, industry groups are hoping Congress acts sooner this year.
Jul 28, 2015 - 9:20 AM
GA groups kick up lobbying campaign in support of amendment as the Air Line Pilots Association objects to the third-class medical provision.
Jul 27, 2015 - 2:24 PM
Aerocardal, one of the largest charter and FBOs in Chile, will handle both commercial and government sales for Gulfstream in Chile.
Jul 27, 2015 - 10:49 AM
Sen. Kirk is offering an amendment over strong objections of fellow Republican lawmakers.
Jul 24, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Defense says it is not planning to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Poland.
Jul 22, 2015 - 4:46 PM
Bills would repeal the state’s decade-old tax exemption on the sale of aircraft, maintenance and parts.
Jul 22, 2015 - 2:12 PM
Notice is based on findings from an FAA/industry working group, recent and upgraded bird-strike statistics, and NTSB recommendations made in 2009.
Jul 21, 2015 - 10:51 AM
The BAOA’s major recommendations include rationalization of business aircraft import duty, which is 2.6% for charter operators but 19.6% for private users.
Jul 17, 2015 - 5:44 PM
Industry are hoping the upcoming reauthorization bill may provide relief as hopes dim for near-term solution from the IRS.