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.

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM
A series of sessions are anticipated both in the U.S. and internationally.
Apr 19, 2017 - 11:58 AM
Attributes decline to U.S. efforts to cut off entry visas, restrict electronic devices
Apr 19, 2017 - 10:47 AM
After no action on a request filed in February, the association is urging that the FAA hammer out its differences with EASA on commercial parts.
Apr 18, 2017 - 8:26 AM
Palm Beach officials maintain the FAA has not issued a formal directive nor providing supporting data in its safety findings.
Apr 17, 2017 - 12:32 PM
The president nominated two former Republican congressman to serve as Export-Import Bank directors, one of them a past opponent of the agency.
Apr 17, 2017 - 11:10 AM
Draft Advisory Circular would apply to pilots, certificate holders, operators and program managers conducting datalink communication operations.
Apr 17, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Audit objectives will be to assess FAA’s processes for granting waivers, and its risk-based oversight of UAS operators with waivers.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
New regulations that will facilitate the transfer of airspace from military to civilian control are anticipated by year-end.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
With several customers in the region, the P4 registry is making its first trip to ABACE.
Apr 11, 2017 - 5:22 AM
Overall European air traffic is expected to increase by 14 percent between 2016 and 2023, according to Eurocontrol.