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.

Sep 27, 2016 - 12:26 PM
China was forced to delay compliance because it became clear that there would be an insufficient number of aircraft not appropriately equipped by year-end.
Sep 27, 2016 - 10:40 AM
FAA FSDOs differed on whether Part 125 operators required formal training programs.
ICAO Secretary General Fang Liu
Sep 26, 2016 - 3:28 PM
The plan provides a 'strategic framework' with priorities for improving aviation security, according to the United Nations aviation agency.
Sep 26, 2016 - 12:26 PM
This marks the first approval of the new turboprop single in Central and South America.
Sep 26, 2016 - 11:53 AM
Bombardier is seeking full Appeals Court review of its lawsuit regarding taxes assessed on Flexjet management fees.
Sep 26, 2016 - 9:23 AM
Huerta upheld the Part 23 rewrite as an example of how the agency is working to become more risk-based and flexible.
Sep 22, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Airbus claims “tiny tweaks” needed for full compliance while Boeing declares victory in 12-year-old dispute
Sep 21, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Approvals pave way for delivery of 17 A320s and A330s, conversion of Boeing MOA
Sep 20, 2016 - 9:46 AM
Clarity on U.S. government approval remains elusive while some in Iran complain of little benefit from January’s nuclear deal
Sep 19, 2016 - 9:38 AM
A full transportation funding bill, including the fiscal 2017 FAA budget, could be considered in December.