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.

AfBAA annual conference
Nov 21, 2016 - 8:57 AM
The African Business Aviation Association continues to grow its influence but faces many challenges if the industry is to meet its potential.
Defense One Summit discussion
Nov 18, 2016 - 1:52 PM
U.S. senator and war veteran Cotton is among names the president-elect was considering to head the Pentagon.
Nov 17, 2016 - 3:12 PM
Republican-led body again moves to undermine Obama administration's signature nuclear deal
Nov 17, 2016 - 12:08 PM
The specific objectives of this proposal are to ensure compliance with the ICAO standards and recommended practices.
Nov 17, 2016 - 10:24 AM
The GAO report finds agreement in favor of user fees among aviation "experts," but a split in opinions from stakeholders.
Nov 16, 2016 - 10:54 AM
Canada includes DUI on list of criminally inadmissible offenses.
Nov 15, 2016 - 10:39 AM
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.
Nov 14, 2016 - 10:42 AM
The initial phase of the reduced lateral separation minimums from 50 nm to 25 nm in the North Atlantic Tracks was introduced in December last year.
Nov 10, 2016 - 10:31 AM
Business aviation groups wonder what this means for FAA reauthorization and ATC privatization.
Nov 9, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Rep. Mica had chaired both the House aviation subcommittee and full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee