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.

Mar 17, 2015 - 10:57 AM
GAMA backs EASA Opinon, saying the effort will improve general aviation regulation and make the agency more risk based.
Mar 17, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Industry has estimated that as much as $50 million in aviation taxes are diverted annually into the highway trust fund.
Mar 16, 2015 - 3:28 PM
Russian bank VEB omitted from EU sanctions list
Mar 12, 2015 - 4:44 PM
Proposals would ban nighttime flight, limit "noisy" aircraft and bar helicopters during weekends.
New ICAO Secretary General Fang Liu
Mar 11, 2015 - 1:37 PM
The International Civil Aviation Organization elected Fang Liu as the first woman and first Chinese national to serve as its secretary general.
Mar 10, 2015 - 9:34 AM
Aircraft registered in San Marino will now be allowed to fly commercially under Nigerian air operator's certificates.
Mar 9, 2015 - 8:49 PM
FAA denies NATA request for a public meeting and provides only a 30-day extension rather than the 60 days requested by industry groups.
Mar 9, 2015 - 1:46 PM
The compay holds similar approvals from Russia, Qatar, the UAE, Azerbaijan and Bermuda.
Mar 9, 2015 - 11:39 AM
Industry-based panel unanimously approved the plan after TSA expressed urgency for action.
Mar 5, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Passage averts DHS Shutdown