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.

May 18, 2016 - 9:38 AM
Appeals Court overturned a U.S. District Court decision to dismiss the city of Santa Monica's lawsuit against for control over the fate of SMO.
May 18, 2016 - 9:36 AM
Red flag are incorrect email domain names; asking for a copy of an invoice or payment; or a notification of a change in payment bank account information.
May 17, 2016 - 10:49 AM
The agency questions whether consensus standards will provide an adequate level of safety.
May 17, 2016 - 10:16 AM
Business aviation leaders urge caution, while reform backers uphold Nav Canada system.
May 16, 2016 - 11:36 AM
Jan. 1, 2018 deadline will ensure a “harmonized deployment” of 8.33-kHZ voice-channel-spacing-based communications below FL195.
May 16, 2016 - 11:28 AM
FAA withdrew proposed rulemaking that would have imposed new landing restrictions on nonscheduled operations at JFK, La Guardia and Newark Airports.
May 16, 2016 - 9:59 AM
The self-contained unit meets U.S. Department of Agriculture specifications for treating international waste.
May 12, 2016 - 9:52 AM
Agency says operators have an “ongoing obligation” to ensure that the maintenance or modification mandated by an AD is maintained.
May 12, 2016 - 9:45 AM
Manufacturer is developing the retrofit kit for AS350B2s, B3s and B3es and EC130B4s.
May 12, 2016 - 8:56 AM
Some 180 VORs and NDBs will be shut down later this month.