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.

Jun 1, 2015 - 5:30 AM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months.
May 28, 2015 - 10:14 AM
RVSM systems are now incorporated into aircraft or supplemental type designs and thus have maintenance requirements tied to aircraft airworthiness.
May 26, 2015 - 10:08 AM
NATA backs Tiberi bill, saying it will encourage general aviation capital investments.
Matt Barton, Flightpath Economics
May 23, 2015 - 12:40 PM
Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association members are perturbed about the shortage of qualified pilots.
May 20, 2015 - 3:15 PM
IS-BAH standards board met to update standards as a number of FBOs and ground handlers sign up.
May 20, 2015 - 2:15 PM
Ireland has joined the ranks of countries offering business/corporate aircraft registries with the “EJ” register, launched at EBACE
May 20, 2015 - 1:40 PM
Sheltair COO Warren Kroeppel says proclamation and tax change represents growing recognition of the crucial role aviation plays in New York.
May 20, 2015 - 12:50 PM
NATA is putting safety first, sees role as Europe goes to risk-based approach.
May 20, 2015 - 12:26 PM
The Long Island town agreed to wait on enforcing curfew and noise penalties, as a federal court judge ponders a petition for a temporary restraining order.
May 19, 2015 - 4:32 PM
FAA amends rule on the basis of a negative comment.