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.

New Indian air carriers such as AirAsia, Vistara and Spice Jet all complain of being impeded in their growth plans by what they view as India’s antiquated and inadequate regulations.
Feb 15, 2016 (All day)
India’s aviation policy still has issues
Feb 13, 2016 - 10:37 AM
Taiwan is keen to develop its aerospace industry through exports but has China watching its every move.
Feb 12, 2016 - 2:10 PM
The committee approved the bill largely along party lines after wading through 75 amendments.
Feb 11, 2016 - 1:05 PM
Numerous groups weigh in opposition as the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee debated the FAA reauthorization bill.
NASA green vision
Feb 11, 2016 - 12:23 PM
NASA is requesting a 24-percent bump in its aeronautics research budget that would fund both supersonic and subsonic X-Planes.
Feb 11, 2016 - 8:57 AM
GAMA argues that the court erred in finding that the Town of East Hampton need not comply with the Airport Noise and Capacity Act.
Feb 10, 2016 - 9:54 AM
NBAA supports a “third way forward" that would implement targeted solutions to identified problems to ensure America’s aviation system remains on top.
Feb 9, 2016 - 12:35 PM
While the White House does not seek new aviation user fees, it does renew call for lengthened depreciation schedules for business aircraft.
Feb 9, 2016 - 12:19 PM
New rule will require reporting ACAS Resolution Advisories when they are "necessary to avert a substantial risk of collision between two or more aircraft.”
Feb 9, 2016 - 8:57 AM
The House T&I Committee will hold a hearing on the ATC plan on February 10 with consideration possibly following the next day.