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.

For business jet operators, the Cayman Islands offer more than warm sun and sandy beaches. Its aircraft registry program has some unique advantages. PHOTO: SALVATORE FRENI JR.
Oct 30, 2016 - 9:05 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands promises convenience, privacy and tax advantages.
Oct 27, 2016 - 12:37 PM
IBT Local 1108 filed a motion for contempt and injunctive relief against Flexjet and Flight Options.
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The town has begun enforcing an 18-month-old noise ordinance that is under challenge before FAA and the courts.
Oct 24, 2016 - 2:51 PM
Six-year investigation finds wrongdoing in four separate deals
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:33 PM
Aimed at curbing abuses to the system at the world's third busiest airport, GA operators will now have to have all reservations confirmed in advance.
Oct 20, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Only multi-engine, turbine-powered commercial aircraft flown by two pilots and carrying six or more passengers must have a cockpit voice recorder.
Oct 18, 2016 - 10:44 AM
real-time curtailment feature allows operators to comply with the guidelines in FAA Advisory Circular 120-27E.
Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM
CBAA said that its Subpart 703 on-demand air-taxi members will be “severely” affected by Transport Canada’s impending proposed flight and duty time rules.
Oct 13, 2016 - 11:59 AM
Conference will be held on the eve of the NBAA Convention on October 30 and 31 in Orlando, Florida.
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Aircraft delivery numbers and GDP stats provide inconclusive proof of whether bizav fares better under Democratic or Republican administrations.