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 18, 2017 - 4:25 PM
African aviation officials still try to impose inappropriate rules for commercial airlines on the continent's growing business aviation community.
Mar 16, 2017 - 2:58 PM
Airbus pledges complete cooperation as probes intensify
DCA tower
Mar 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM
Proposal follows meeting earlier this year between President Donald Trump and the airlines.
Air traffic controller at Dulles International Airport
Mar 16, 2017 - 12:59 PM
The Trump budget would reduce Department of Transportation discretionary spending by 13 percent and eliminate Essential Air Service.
Mar 16, 2017 - 10:06 AM
EASA's rulemaking would address pilot procedures for maintenance check flights.
Mar 15, 2017 - 11:46 AM
Red tape, high costs and failure to liberalize remain among barriers to change
Mar 12, 2017 - 10:57 PM
The agency is creating a third draft of Advisory Circular (AC) 120-66C, which guides Aviation Safety Action Programs.
Mar 12, 2017 - 10:48 PM
Advisory circulars provide guidance for business aircraft operators in meeting the latest civil aviation regulatory amendments.
Mar 7, 2017 - 10:34 AM
Even though rule will be in effect individual state approvals must be given before turbine single operations in instrument conditions can actually begin.
Mar 7, 2017 - 9:47 AM
The 36-member permanent body of the international aviation organization endorsed February 2016 recommendations of a committee of experts.