Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA reauthorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Apr 22, 2014 - 2:05 PM
$149 million was allocated for the contract tower program in Fiscal Year 2014.
Apr 17, 2014 - 10:50 AM
Installation of this radio network clears the way for air traffic controllers to begin using ADS-B to separate equipped aircraft.
Apr 16, 2014 - 9:46 AM
Core principles could boost business aviation prospects in the Asia-Pacific region.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:55 PM
India’s Business Aircraft Operators Association said aviation officials are trying to deflect blame for the country’s recent aviation safety downgrade.
Apr 8, 2014 - 2:25 PM
The FAA is allowing the Apple iPad mini paired with Jeppesen EFB solutions to be used in cockpits at commercial aircraft operators.
Apr 7, 2014 - 4:35 AM
Apr 3, 2014 - 3:15 PM
The FAA announced revised draft guidelines for dealing with pilots at risk of having obstructive sleep apnea.
Apr 3, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Industry groups have pushed for such an exemption for some time.