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.

NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen
Jan 20, 2016 - 9:18 AM
"Big airlines” are pushing for a privatized U.S. ATC system so they can “take control of ATC for their economic benefit,” NBAA chief Ed Bolen said.
Jan 19, 2016 - 2:53 PM
GA caucus leaders back reform, GA industry urge caution.
Jan 19, 2016 - 10:15 AM
The FAA provides a longer compliance timeframe for aircraft weighing less than 121,254 pounds mtow.
Jan 18, 2016 - 12:16 PM
In addition, Zhuhai Airport officials also approved operations of smaller general/business aviation aircraft.
Jan 18, 2016 - 11:17 AM
Erroneously excluded previous less restrictive security regs for aircraft registered in Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands and British V.I.
Jan 15, 2016 - 10:02 AM
Airlines retain code-share rights on 26 routes through end of winter schedule
Jan 13, 2016 - 4:56 PM
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to immediately turn to FAA reauthorization with the March 31 deadline looming.
Rep. Pompeo town hall meeting
Jan 13, 2016 - 10:28 AM
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) hosted the meeting that drew nearly two dozen industry leaders and eight other lawmakers.
Jan 12, 2016 - 11:53 AM
With these added models, the approval covers nearly 170 Part 23 aircraft types equipped with Rockwell Collins TDR-94/94D transponders.
Jan 11, 2016 - 11:09 AM
Correction makes it easier for operators to raise the safety bar by voluntarily complying with the more rigorous training requirements of Part 121.