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.
Satellite facility specializes in avionics repair and installation.
After last year's last-minute extension, industry groups are hoping Congress acts sooner this year.
GA groups kick up lobbying campaign in support of amendment as the Air Line Pilots Association objects to the third-class medical provision.
Aerocardal, one of the largest charter and FBOs in Chile, will handle both commercial and government sales for Gulfstream in Chile.
Sen. Kirk is offering an amendment over strong objections of fellow Republican lawmakers.
The U.S. Department of Defense says it is not planning to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Poland.
Bills would repeal the state’s decade-old tax exemption on the sale of aircraft, maintenance and parts.
Notice is based on findings from an FAA/industry working group, recent and upgraded bird-strike statistics, and NTSB recommendations made in 2009.
The BAOA’s major recommendations include rationalization of business aircraft import duty, which is 2.6% for charter operators but 19.6% for private users.
Industry are hoping the upcoming reauthorization bill may provide relief as hopes dim for near-term solution from the IRS.