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.

Oct 12, 2016 - 8:32 AM
Senate control is up for grabs and key lawmakers are at risk for losing their seats.
ICAO leadership
Oct 6, 2016 - 4:00 PM
In an 'historic and momentous' action, the ICAO Assembly meeting in Montreal adopted a global market-based measures scheme to reduce emissions.
Oct 6, 2016 - 10:59 AM
Proposal would increase the required landing distances for turbine business airplanes by allowing these aircraft to use a landing factor of 80 percent.
Oct 5, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The U.S. FAA has confirmed that an ARSA form (E100) would be acceptable for the U.S./EU Maintenance Annex Guidance Changes 5 and 6.
Oct 3, 2016 - 11:07 AM
The European TCO regulation requires applicants to have an approved safety management system.
Sep 29, 2016 - 11:23 AM
Congress passed bill without Ex-Im fix.
Sep 29, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Hiller expects a roll out of a number of new products and services to support the association's advocacy efforts.
Sep 28, 2016 - 11:44 AM
NBAA, AOPA seek to join Appeal of case over fate of SMO as the FAA strongly recommended the city to vacate the eviction notices.
Sep 28, 2016 - 10:29 AM
BUK missile system identified as the weapon used
Sep 27, 2016 - 12:26 PM
China was forced to delay compliance because it became clear that there would be an insufficient number of aircraft not appropriately equipped by year-end.