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 29, 2015 - 9:09 AM
Tiberi's bill would clarify that aircraft management services are not subject to the the 7.5 air transportation tax.
Sep 28, 2015 - 10:42 AM
Divides Department of Civil Aviation into two new authorities
Sep 28, 2015 - 8:36 AM
Temporary measure will provide time for congressional leaders to hash out agreement on long-term bill.
Sep 23, 2015 - 4:28 PM
The Info details the parameters for a pilot to log an instrument approach procedure for currency.
Sep 22, 2015 - 10:28 AM
NBAA watching situation closely, pointing to significant disruptions that occurred during the 2013 shutdown.
Sep 22, 2015 - 8:47 AM
Gagan will support more direct routes, reduced separation standards, help fuel consumption and improve safety for business aircraft.
Sep 20, 2015 - 5:53 AM
The city did not provide adequate staffing for snow removal.
Sep 20, 2015 - 5:40 AM
Working collaboratively with stakeholders is part of the agency's philosphy.
Sep 17, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Survey respondents gave the FAA high marks for its operation of the ATC system and mostly opposed separating functions from the agency.
Sep 16, 2015 - 11:06 AM
Forecast says India's business aircraft fleet will be the third-largest by 2020, but infrastructure, regulations and tax difficulties remain as blocks.