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.

Jul 13, 2016 - 9:51 AM
The association is objecting to measures involving mandatory drug and alcohol testing and background checks.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Range extended by 329 nautical miles, to 2,904 nm.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Turkish type approved by EASA.
Jul 12, 2016 - 11:10 AM
Introduced last year by Rep. Tiberi, H.R.3608 is designed to clear up ambiguity about the tax treatment of aircraft management fees.
Jul 12, 2016 - 10:56 AM
BBGA will be formally writing to the DfT and UK Government Ministers this week, urging that British aviation interests must be safeguarded.
Jul 12, 2016 - 9:01 AM
House T&I Chairman Bill Shuster wins praise for including third-class aeromedical reform, and rare GA praise for ATC reform efforts.
Jul 7, 2016 - 10:22 AM
Measure, which extends FAA's operating authority through Fiscal Year 2017, leaves out ATC privatization, but also certification, regulatory reforms.
Jul 7, 2016 - 3:30 AM
Aerospace companies looking to invest in the state will receive a warm welcome and help finding quality talent.
Jul 6, 2016 - 11:23 AM
Commercial SET-IMC could be implemented six months after the regulation is officially published.
Jul 6, 2016 - 10:47 AM
The measure could reach House floor this week.