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 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.
Airliners at their gates at London's Gatwick Airport
Sep 15, 2016 - 4:30 PM
The International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation calls for revisions to global market-based measure scheme ICAO's assembly will consider.
Sep 15, 2016 - 1:15 PM
Looking at the Presidential slate, half believe that Donald Trump would act in the best interests of business aviation.
Sep 15, 2016 - 11:06 AM
The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran earlier this year won’t have immediate benefits for business aviation, though.
Sep 14, 2016 - 12:12 PM
The Ex-Im bank's governing board does not have the required number of directors to approve transactions over $10 million.
Sep 14, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Companies are unsure how to plan for management fee taxes, while IRS auditors lack guidance on how to approach the audits.
Sep 13, 2016 - 11:38 AM
Many pilots could complete a career without ever having to undergo an EU ramp inspection.
Sep 13, 2016 - 11:37 AM
Cuba Handling will secure aircraft permits, flight logistics, visas and passenger itineraries for private aircraft operators.
Sep 12, 2016 - 11:07 AM
The move allows Piper to produce, flight test and issue airworthiness certificates for the M600 for customer deliveries.