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.
Both companies claim victory in long-running trade dispute between the U.S. and EU
Chao also expressed need to work with Congress on protections for rural communities.
Association DG Alexandre de Juniac criticizes governments for failure to consult with industry
The House plan was introduced as Senate Commerce Committee members expressed skepticism over the White House reform proposal.
This week’s visits “could be the last general aviation group to speak with” lawmakers before they see a draft of a new FAA bill.
NATA president Marty Hiller warns that what is going on in the White House and with reauthorization "could change the landscape of general aviation."
Future remains uncertain on Capitol Hill.
Qatar Airways and several local Gulf carriers cancelled flights in the wake of a Saudi-led, politically-motivated airspace closure.
In a White House event, the President painted a bleak picture of the state of the U.S. air traffic control system the FAA manages.
ICAO adoption of the new phraseology signaled international acceptance of “climb/descend via” clearances that the FAA implemented in 2014.