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 21, 2016 - 11:37 AM
To get approved, TAG Aviation’s Spanish flight center had to ensure all of its aircraft and crews are compliant with RNP requirements.
Jul 21, 2016 - 10:59 AM
Business aviation advocates believe the decade-old law is costing the aviation trust fund millions in non-commercial aviation fuel tax revenue.
Jul 20, 2016 - 11:12 AM
Rule eliminates "the burden and expense of developing, processing and approving RVSM maintenance programs.”
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:11 PM
Bill, however, saves debate on other issues for more comprehensive bill.
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:07 PM
Actual runway conditions will be communicated to pilots in terms that directly relate to the way a particular aircraft is expected to perform.
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:46 AM
Business aaircraft using Rio airspace will be subject to additional security inspections during the 2016 Olympics.
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:05 AM
The FAA said it would review this position by August 15.
Jul 14, 2016 - 12:52 PM
The G650ER flew from New York’s Stewart International Airport to Beijing, China, along Polar Route 3 early last month.
Jul 14, 2016 - 12:29 PM
The FAA held a public meeting in Fort Worth to gather input on its proposed IBF policy guidance.
Jul 14, 2016 - 11:40 AM
The bill comes as industry has long awaited more permanent guidance from IRS.