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.

Jun 30, 2016 - 11:27 AM
Business aviation accounts for more than 17,000 direct and indirect jobs in the country, of which more than 6,000 are in manufacturing.
Jun 29, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Highlights include regional connectivity scheme, liberalization of foreign investment
Jun 28, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Central issue in the case is whether the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (ANCA) continues to apply at the airport.
Jun 28, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Event brought together senior officials from China's CAAC and the U.S. FAA, as well as the Shanghai Airport Authority, and industry leaders.
Jun 28, 2016 - 12:09 AM
The Goldwater Institute is asking the Supreme Court to hear the Flytenow case, which revolves around First Amendment issues.
Dassault Falcon 8X
Jun 27, 2016 - 10:56 AM
Derived from the Falcon 7X, the 6,450-nm 8X was unveiled at EBACE 2014 and first flew on Feb. 6, 2015.
Jun 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM
The UK electorate's June 23 vote to leave the European Union poses serious questions about the country's aerospace, defense and air transport industries.
Jun 23, 2016 - 12:16 PM
Release of NPA puts CS-23 on pace for year-end enactment in Europe.
Jun 23, 2016 - 9:35 AM
The proposal would more than double the fuel tax and eliminate an airline exemption for fuel burned outside the state.
Jun 22, 2016 - 11:53 AM
NBAA said the rule balances safety with the ability to operate UAS, but expressed concern the FAA has yet to release guidance when operating near airports.