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.

Oct 27, 2016 - 12:37 PM
IBT Local 1108 filed a motion for contempt and injunctive relief against Flexjet and Flight Options.
Oct 25, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The town has begun enforcing an 18-month-old noise ordinance that is under challenge before FAA and the courts.
Oct 24, 2016 - 2:51 PM
Six-year investigation finds wrongdoing in four separate deals
Oct 24, 2016 - 12:33 PM
Aimed at curbing abuses to the system at the world's third busiest airport, GA operators will now have to have all reservations confirmed in advance.
Oct 20, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Only multi-engine, turbine-powered commercial aircraft flown by two pilots and carrying six or more passengers must have a cockpit voice recorder.
Oct 18, 2016 - 10:44 AM
real-time curtailment feature allows operators to comply with the guidelines in FAA Advisory Circular 120-27E.
Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM
CBAA said that its Subpart 703 on-demand air-taxi members will be “severely” affected by Transport Canada’s impending proposed flight and duty time rules.
Oct 13, 2016 - 11:59 AM
Conference will be held on the eve of the NBAA Convention on October 30 and 31 in Orlando, Florida.
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Aircraft delivery numbers and GDP stats provide inconclusive proof of whether bizav fares better under Democratic or Republican administrations.
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:32 AM
Senate control is up for grabs and key lawmakers are at risk for losing their seats.