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.

Jan 17, 2017 - 12:06 PM
Rep. Roskam introduces legislation in new Congress to prevent Iran from using commercial airliners for military or other 'illicit' purposes.
Jan 16, 2017 - 5:51 PM
New general aviation facility was built in full compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) standards.
Jan 16, 2017 - 11:40 AM
The NTSB issued an urgent recommendation concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T Cheyennes that might lead to arcing and fires.
Jan 15, 2017 - 7:08 PM
The Bremen-based MRO has broadened its international clientele with a new authorization to work on N-registered aircraft.
Jan 15, 2017 - 6:51 PM
The award will give the Texas-based completions specialist more independence and flexibility in dealing with FAA approvals.
Jan 13, 2017 - 8:36 AM
The preliminary injunction follows the November 4 ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Jan 11, 2017 - 10:27 AM
Bill anticipated to include ATC reform, and other priorities that include aircraft registration and certification fixes, Graves said.
Jan 10, 2017 - 11:47 AM
The FAA had determined that pilots who solicit passengers using the website are “common carriers” and subject to commercial transportation requirements.
Jan 10, 2017 - 10:40 AM
The agency released the BasicMed rule at the direction of Congress.
Jan 10, 2017 - 9:07 AM
Several major rulemaking actions are scheduled to be adopted in 2017 that will affect general and business aviation operations in the U.S. and abroad.