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.

Jan 20, 2016 - 3:09 PM
DOT IG releases the latest of a series reports critical of the FAA's ATC practices, saying past reforms are not producing results.
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.