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.

Once the flagship location for Signature’s massive FBO network, Reagan Washington National Airport  is still a vital link in the chain. Though pre-9/11 numbers are unlikely to ever return, relaxation of some key restrictions could boost traffic at the site just across the Potomac from the nation’s capital.
Nov 14, 2015 - 10:45 AM
The armed security officer requirement remains the largest stumbling block.
Nov 13, 2015 - 4:11 PM
Number of general aviation handlers at India's Delhi Airport will go from 15 to two under new contract award.
Nov 13, 2015 - 7:52 AM
Independent contractor or not independent contractor? That is the question.
Nov 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Gil Kerlikowske is raising the bar on improving Customs and Border Protection services for general aviation.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:36 AM
The opinion establishes the regulatory framework, keeping the regulations on pace for issuance by fall next year.
Nov 12, 2015 - 8:54 AM
The Commerce Committee scheduled a vote on the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 on Nov. 18.
Nov 12, 2015 - 8:48 AM
GA Caucus is one of the largest in the House, giving it a formidable voice on GA issues.
Nov 11, 2015 - 3:30 PM
India's Business Aviation Operators Association is seeking to change draft regulations that it believes would put its members at a greater disadvantage.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Sanctions relief should help Iran back into market for OEM orders; talks with OEMs started two years ago.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:45 AM
Saudi jets can now be registered in San Marino