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.

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.
Apr 17, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Audit objectives will be to assess FAA’s processes for granting waivers, and its risk-based oversight of UAS operators with waivers.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
New regulations that will facilitate the transfer of airspace from military to civilian control are anticipated by year-end.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
With several customers in the region, the P4 registry is making its first trip to ABACE.
Apr 11, 2017 - 5:22 AM
Overall European air traffic is expected to increase by 14 percent between 2016 and 2023, according to Eurocontrol.
Apr 11, 2017 - 3:59 AM
Nearly 3,000 non-primary airports in the U.S. used only a quarter of the $442 million in Non-Primary Entitlement (NPE) grant funds available to them.
Three men holding certificate
Apr 11, 2017 - 1:42 AM
Guernsey can now award AOCs for commercial air transport operations.
Hong Kong Macau heliport
Apr 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Asian Business Aviation Association starts to make its mark and has shown that it can get things done to help the interests of business aviation.