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.

Apr 11, 2017 - 3:59 AM
Nearly 3,000 non-primary airports in the U.S. used only a quarter of the $442 million in Non-Primary Entitlement (NPE) grant funds available to them.
Three men holding certificate
Apr 11, 2017 - 1:42 AM
Guernsey can now award AOCs for commercial air transport operations.
Hong Kong Macau heliport
Apr 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Asian Business Aviation Association starts to make its mark and has shown that it can get things done to help the interests of business aviation.
Apr 6, 2017 - 10:53 AM
The proposal would apply to turbine aircraft weighing more than 4,960 lbs.
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:29 PM
Recommendations address U.S and UK bans of devices such as laptops in passenger cabins
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The EASA rule is timed to take effect as the U.S. FAA Part 23 rewrite is set to take effect.
Apr 5, 2017 - 10:15 AM
Bombardier's Supreme Court Appeal has drawn friends of the courts briefs from Flexjet now affilated company Flight Options and PlaneSense.
Apr 4, 2017 - 3:51 PM
The FAA agreed to two-year extension and to expand applicability to operations outside the U.S.
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Flavio Pires is replacing Ricardo Nogueira as executive director of ABAG.
Apr 4, 2017 - 9:44 AM
Second major deal for Boeing with an Iranian airline since 2015 nuclear accord again contingent on Treasury Department approval