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.

Jan 31, 2017 - 11:47 AM
Cite failure of administration to properly coordinate and warn airlines of new policy
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
Jan 30, 2017 - 8:51 AM
TFR will establish gateway screening for departures at HOU, but all other GA aircraft are prohibited during TFR.
Robert Berlucchi
Jan 26, 2017 - 12:24 PM
Lanata Airport “will be the most affected” under the TFR because it is within the more restrictive 10-nm ring.
Jan 25, 2017 - 12:49 PM
CEO Muilenburg applauds calls for tax and regulatory reform
Jan 24, 2017 - 12:47 PM
The full Senate is expected to act on the nomination shortly.
Jan 20, 2017 - 4:44 PM
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is making second effort to organize the assembly facility for 787 Dreamliners.
Jan 20, 2017 - 12:22 PM
Gateway system, no-fly-zones will be in place.
Jan 19, 2017 - 11:33 AM
FAA determined that a ban on jets, first put in place in 1973, is not grandfathered under ANCA.
Jan 19, 2017 - 9:51 AM
Business aircraft flights limited to Manassas Regional, Washington Dulles and Baltimore/Washington International Airports.