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.

Oct 8, 2015 - 11:06 AM
London-based BBA Aviation will limit ownership of the Landmark charter and aircraft management business to a non-controlling stake to satisfy U.S. regs.
Oct 8, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Industry believes new approach will foster collaboration, data sharing and safety.
Oct 6, 2015 - 11:24 AM
The $1.9 million fine, which eclipsed the previous record of $19,000, was levied against Chicago-based aerial photographer SkyPan International.
Oct 5, 2015 - 12:04 PM
Fans 1/A upgrade can be done “with minimal downtime and cost,” during either a scheduled or nonscheduled maintenance event.
Oct 5, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Falcon 7X, Gulfstream IV and Challenger 850 now allowed. Tougher noise limits exclude older types.
Oct 2, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
U.S. Customs at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
Oct 1, 2015 - 12:49 PM
$5.6 million facility will be adaptable to future workloads, technologies and operational needs.
Oct 1, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Temporary funding sets up another potential showdown in December.
Oct 1, 2015 - 5:30 AM
By not issuing reasonable rules for drones, the FAA is making their operators comfortable with not having to follow any rules.
Sep 30, 2015 - 10:09 AM
The House and Senate are expected to vote today on measure to avert government shutdown.