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 10, 2016 - 12:01 PM
it would be the first rate hike in seven years at the nation's busiest business aircraft airport.
Jet single-point refueling
Aug 8, 2016 - 3:35 PM
GAO found that less than half of noncommercial jet fuel tax receipts are getting deposited into the aviation trust fund.
Aug 8, 2016 - 2:05 PM
Charges related to “irregularities” involving sales intermediaries
Aug 4, 2016 - 10:06 AM
Company is focusing its Part-NCC marketing efforts on central European countries that have a large base of private turbine-powered aircraft.
Aug 2, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The SMS program must be state recognized.
Aug 2, 2016 - 11:18 AM
Two-thirds of takeoff excursions are overruns, and turboprops are involved in the largest percentage of takeoff excursions, followed closely by jets.
Aug 1, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Aircraft accidents are currently investigated by a unit of the Sri Lankan Civil Aviation Authority, the same agency that regulates aviation in the country.
Aug 1, 2016 - 10:32 AM
This revision is mandatory, the agency said, with a compliance date of six months from the date of the final notice.
Jul 28, 2016 - 11:53 AM
Bizjet operators flying in for Olympics are being urged to arrange itineraries to undergo additional security checks outside host city Rio and São Paulo.
Jul 27, 2016 - 1:01 PM
Predictions call for an economic impact of $150 billion in China by 2020.