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.

May 8, 2017 - 12:10 PM
The assignment is intended to carry out a mandate of a presidential executive order.
May 8, 2017 - 11:16 AM
Lawmakers roll over language that expresses opposition to independent ATC
May 8, 2017 - 10:55 AM
Pilot hoping to hash out issue in meeting with Palm Beach and FAA officials.
May 4, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Authorities plan to repeal all existing legislation in favor of full ICAO-compliant rules
May 3, 2017 - 10:45 AM
The comprehensive spending package includes an emphasis on the U.S. FAA's certification activities.
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.