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.

Aug 1, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Aircraft accidents are currently investigated by a unit of the Sri Lankan Civil Aviation Authority, the same agency that regulates aviation in the country.
Aug 1, 2016 - 10:32 AM
This revision is mandatory, the agency said, with a compliance date of six months from the date of the final notice.
Jul 28, 2016 - 11:53 AM
Bizjet operators flying in for Olympics are being urged to arrange itineraries to undergo additional security checks outside host city Rio and São Paulo.
Jul 27, 2016 - 1:01 PM
Predictions call for an economic impact of $150 billion in China by 2020.
Jul 27, 2016 - 9:59 AM
Before entering airspace restricted for Olympics, genav aircraft must undergo a security inspection to receive a code required for filing a flight plan.
Jul 26, 2016 - 10:47 AM
FAA expects that four more years will be sufficient time to consider results of noise-mitigation research.
Jul 25, 2016 - 12:13 PM
Objective is to make aviation safety and reporting flight data monitoring data sharing easy and seamless, company said.
Jul 25, 2016 - 11:25 AM
Notably, there were no fatal accidents in 2014 or 2015 involving business jets in France.
Jul 21, 2016 - 11:37 AM
To get approved, TAG Aviation’s Spanish flight center had to ensure all of its aircraft and crews are compliant with RNP requirements.
Jul 21, 2016 - 10:59 AM
Business aviation advocates believe the decade-old law is costing the aviation trust fund millions in non-commercial aviation fuel tax revenue.