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.

Oct 5, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Falcon 7X, Gulfstream IV and Challenger 850 now allowed. Tougher noise limits exclude older types.
Oct 2, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months
U.S. Customs at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
Oct 1, 2015 - 12:49 PM
$5.6 million facility will be adaptable to future workloads, technologies and operational needs.
Oct 1, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Temporary funding sets up another potential showdown in December.
Oct 1, 2015 - 5:30 AM
By not issuing reasonable rules for drones, the FAA is making their operators comfortable with not having to follow any rules.
Sep 30, 2015 - 10:09 AM
The House and Senate are expected to vote today on measure to avert government shutdown.
Sep 30, 2015 - 8:49 AM
The Pilots Bill of Rights has gained a supermajority 67 co-sponsors while the House bill has reached 140 co-sponsors.
Sep 29, 2015 - 3:32 PM
Lifting of sanctions could open a market for $20 billion worth of airliners
Sep 29, 2015 - 9:26 AM
Rep. Larsen, expressing disappointment at delay of long-term FAA reauthorization, questions need for independent ATC.
Sep 29, 2015 - 9:09 AM
Tiberi's bill would clarify that aircraft management services are not subject to the the 7.5 air transportation tax.