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.

Aug 29, 2016 - 8:34 PM
The FAA needs to work on its long-term vision for the NextGen Air Transportation System, according to the DOT Office of Inspector General.
Aug 29, 2016 - 12:34 PM
The pilot was taken into custody, and subsequently fired by his employer.
Aug 29, 2016 - 11:39 AM
Pilots need to familiarize themselves with the new codes, which are intended to maximize efficiency in the National Airspace System.
TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger
Aug 26, 2016 - 4:16 PM
The Transportation Security Administration has plugged staffing gaps that caused long lines at airport security checkpoints this summer.
Aug 26, 2016 - 2:28 PM
Organizers of the 2016 LABACE show in São Paulo presented some stark statistics on the state of Brazil's business aviation industry.
Aug 25, 2016 - 10:17 AM
The former Transportation Secretary's Ray LaHood son, Rep. Darin LaHood partners with AOPA on general aviation round table.
Aug 25, 2016 - 8:55 AM
Industry views this as key to increasing the number of IFR operations and improving safety.
Aug 22, 2016 - 11:50 AM
The U.S. Appeals Court overturned a 60-day suspension of a pilot's ATP.
Aug 18, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Congress passes much more expansive bill than originally envisioned.
Aug 17, 2016 - 10:01 AM
Proposals will serve as the basis for rulemaking to be published by the European Commission toward year-end.