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 27, 2017 - 12:40 PM
Northern Colorado Regional Airport chosen as the test facility because of its traffic volume and the wide mix of aircraft types operating at the airport.
Jul 27, 2017 - 12:17 PM
Under the new system, there are five divisions, three of which perform essential regulatory functions.
Jul 26, 2017 - 11:34 AM
FAA would receive well over $500 million in additional funding under the Senate version of the fiscal 2018 transportation appropriations bill.
Jul 25, 2017 - 4:22 PM
Most recently vice president for civil aviation at AIA, Bahrami previously spent 24 years at the FAA.
Jul 24, 2017 - 11:01 AM
Former Clinton and Bush officials are backing ATC reform, but say business aircraft operators should pay same fees.
Jul 21, 2017 - 4:31 PM
Exec 1 Aviation faces a $285,800 penalty for what the agency describes as using improperly qualified pilots.
Jul 20, 2017 - 9:26 AM
Both sides are working feverishly on the ATC issue, but time is drawing short for completion of the reauthorization bills.
Jul 19, 2017 - 2:26 PM
The NFL team was approved to contsruct its own helipad at its Florham Park training facility, just minutes away from New Jersey's Morristown Airport
Jul 19, 2017 - 10:56 AM
The bill would provide $16.6 billion for FAA in Fiscal Year 2018 and includes numerous provisions of note to industry.
Jul 19, 2017 - 10:49 AM
Forty years ago today, Rockwell Collins engineer David Van Dusseldorp successfully received and decoded a GPS signal for the first time ever.