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 26, 2016 - 2:28 PM
Organizers of the 2016 LABACE show in São Paulo presented some stark statistics on the state of Brazil's business aviation industry.
Aug 25, 2016 - 10:17 AM
The former Transportation Secretary's Ray LaHood son, Rep. Darin LaHood partners with AOPA on general aviation round table.
Aug 25, 2016 - 8:55 AM
Industry views this as key to increasing the number of IFR operations and improving safety.
Aug 22, 2016 - 11:50 AM
The U.S. Appeals Court overturned a 60-day suspension of a pilot's ATP.
Aug 18, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Congress passes much more expansive bill than originally envisioned.
Aug 17, 2016 - 10:01 AM
Proposals will serve as the basis for rulemaking to be published by the European Commission toward year-end.
Aug 17, 2016 - 9:21 AM
Kerlikowske has been lauded for his efforts to collaborate with the business aviation community on key access issues.
Aug 16, 2016 - 10:36 AM
Opinion calls for strict psychological testing as part of class 1 medical exam, more effective oversight of aeromedical examiners
State of the Air Force briefing at Pentagon
Aug 10, 2016 - 10:10 PM
The U.S. Air Force and Boeing potentially would have to renegotiate the KC-46 tanker program, says Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James.
Aug 10, 2016 - 3:58 PM
The African Business Aviation Association has opened a new chapter in Ethiopia.