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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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May 1, 2017 - 1:00 PM
It remains unclear whether U.S. President Trump will fulfill his pledge to introduce a 20 percent tariff on goods imported from Mexico.
Apr 28, 2017 - 2:52 PM
ICAO's Creamer posed a "call for action" for bizav stakeholder involvement and said the agency is willing to work to expand use of more flexible rules.
Apr 25, 2017 - 9:00 AM
ICAO calls for increased investments in CAAs
Apr 24, 2017 - 12:53 PM
In the five decades since being established, it has made more than 14,500 recommendations to improve transportation safety.
Apr 21, 2017 - 10:30 AM
A series of sessions are anticipated both in the U.S. and internationally.
Apr 19, 2017 - 11:58 AM
Attributes decline to U.S. efforts to cut off entry visas, restrict electronic devices
Apr 19, 2017 - 10:47 AM
After no action on a request filed in February, the association is urging that the FAA hammer out its differences with EASA on commercial parts.
Apr 18, 2017 - 8:26 AM
Palm Beach officials maintain the FAA has not issued a formal directive nor providing supporting data in its safety findings.
Apr 17, 2017 - 12:32 PM
The president nominated two former Republican congressman to serve as Export-Import Bank directors, one of them a past opponent of the agency.
Apr 17, 2017 - 11:10 AM
Draft Advisory Circular would apply to pilots, certificate holders, operators and program managers conducting datalink communication operations.