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.

Jun 18, 2015 - 11:22 AM
Shuster discussed his independent ATC plan with NATA members during the association's newly formatted four-day Aviation Business Conference.
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:59 AM
NBAA pushed for bill after members were subject to audits that led to contradictory interpretations over leasing agreements and new taxes.
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:33 AM
Countries have not yet provided enough definition to allow the industrial team to proceed.
Jun 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM
Parts for aircraft operated under Part 91 are no longer subject to the state's 7-percent sales tax.
Jun 16, 2015 - 7:30 AM
The House T&I Committee chairman hopes to introduce a bill later this month that would establish an independent ATC organization.
Jun 15, 2015 - 7:33 AM
Business aviation leaders appear before state Senate hearing in Boston to fight measure.
Jun 12, 2015 - 3:06 PM
House bars FAA from taking action in East Hampton as part of controversial fiscal 2016 transportation appropriations bill.
Jun 11, 2015 - 10:01 AM
The FAA draft environmental assessment outlines plans to implement 109 new satellite procedures at more than 20 airports in Southern California.
Jun 10, 2015 - 10:10 AM
The OIG audit comes as Washington debates the future of the ATC system.
Jun 7, 2015 - 5:12 AM
The agency updated the guide that functions as the technical reference on IFR procedures used everywhere in the National Airspace System.