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.

Dec 9, 2015 - 10:24 AM
U.S. House T&I chairman Bill Shuster says findings underscore need for FAA reform.
Dec 8, 2015 - 5:06 PM
They advocate the idea of “fly away” to make most of the helicopter’s performance rather than a diagram that shows operators what not to do.
Dec 8, 2015 - 4:54 PM
The effort could extend components’ service life, reduce costs and improve safety, the company said.
Dec 8, 2015 - 9:49 AM
Recommendations stem from the TSB’s investigation into the crash of a Metro III on Dec. 22, 2012, in which an infant was killed.
Dec 8, 2015 - 9:25 AM
The groups are stepping up opposition as the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee plans to release the proposal early next year.
Dec 7, 2015 - 9:40 AM
The FAA is missing a congressionally-mandated December 15 deadline for release of a final rule.
Dec 2, 2015 - 10:08 AM
Congress is set to vote this week on a bill that would also reauthorize the U.S. Ex-Im bank and study general aviation fuel tax revenue diversions.
Dec 1, 2015 - 10:50 AM
The jet was seized three years ago by India’s tax authority after Kingfisher failed to remit $28 million in service taxes collected from passengers.
Nov 30, 2015 - 11:38 AM
Congress has only 11 days in December to tackle FAA funding, bonus depreciation and Ex-Im reauthorization.
Nov 30, 2015 - 11:08 AM
The association welcomed its new chair and vice-chair.