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.

Jul 19, 2016 - 12:07 PM
Actual runway conditions will be communicated to pilots in terms that directly relate to the way a particular aircraft is expected to perform.
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:46 AM
Business aaircraft using Rio airspace will be subject to additional security inspections during the 2016 Olympics.
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:05 AM
The FAA said it would review this position by August 15.
Jul 14, 2016 - 12:52 PM
The G650ER flew from New York’s Stewart International Airport to Beijing, China, along Polar Route 3 early last month.
Jul 14, 2016 - 12:29 PM
The FAA held a public meeting in Fort Worth to gather input on its proposed IBF policy guidance.
Jul 14, 2016 - 11:40 AM
The bill comes as industry has long awaited more permanent guidance from IRS.
Jul 14, 2016 - 10:37 AM
The bill draws praise for third-class aeromedical reform but pushes off action on other key measures such as regulatory reform.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:20 PM
Modifications to the flight control system and software now give the C Series about twice the range of the Avro RJ85.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:51 AM
The association is objecting to measures involving mandatory drug and alcohol testing and background checks.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Range extended by 329 nautical miles, to 2,904 nm.