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.
GAMA backs EASA Opinon, saying the effort will improve general aviation regulation and make the agency more risk based.
Industry has estimated that as much as $50 million in aviation taxes are diverted annually into the highway trust fund.
Russian bank VEB omitted from EU sanctions list
Proposals would ban nighttime flight, limit "noisy" aircraft and bar helicopters during weekends.
The International Civil Aviation Organization elected Fang Liu as the first woman and first Chinese national to serve as its secretary general.
Aircraft registered in San Marino will now be allowed to fly commercially under Nigerian air operator's certificates.
FAA denies NATA request for a public meeting and provides only a 30-day extension rather than the 60 days requested by industry groups.
The compay holds similar approvals from Russia, Qatar, the UAE, Azerbaijan and Bermuda.
Industry-based panel unanimously approved the plan after TSA expressed urgency for action.
Passage averts DHS Shutdown