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.
Mandates taking effect in the next year and beyond.
Without knowledge or approval of NetJets, a team member undertook efforts on his own to blog and Tweet about the pilots’ union activities and positions.
Association calls the restrictions unreasonable and unjustly discriminatory.
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) promises prompt action on nomination.
The fiscal 2016 appropriations bill would continue ban on aviation user fees, but does not address Teterboro weight limit for first time in years.
The two have much in common these days in China.
NBAA says small UAS proposal is reasonable approach, but sees areas in need of improvement.
Unions say ATC functions are "inextricably intertwined" with FAA other functions and they would oppose both for profit and nonprofit structure.
Friends of the East Hampton Airport are protesting new airport noise and curfew restrictions.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta believes "industry will be very pleased with where it is."