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.

PC-12 on ramp
Feb 7, 2017 - 9:34 AM
After two decades, Europe will allow commercial operators of single-engine turbine aircraft to fly in IMC, a decision expected to expand the business.
Feb 7, 2017 - 7:58 AM
FAA said it has work to ensure "no ADs are currently being held."
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:56 AM
The country is also a ripe replacement business aircraft market, as about 80 percent of the 170 Argentina-registered business jets are 10 years or older.
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:10 AM
NBAA says the exemption of international operations supports the need for a global approach to emissions policy.
Feb 6, 2017 - 10:47 AM
Passengers from seven countries on Trump’s list begin trickling into U.S.
Feb 2, 2017 - 1:23 PM
The presidential executive orders created some uncertainties over application to certain FAA safety regulations, such as Airworthiness Directives.
JN-4 Jenny
Feb 2, 2017 - 3:54 AM
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?
Feb 1, 2017 - 12:03 PM
Senate Commerce chairman Thune said Chao has the bipartisan backing of the Senate.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:22 AM
The announcement caps a year-long process, under the FAA's new repair station certificiation protocols.
Jan 31, 2017 - 1:47 PM
Chao was approved by an overwhelming majority in the Senate.