Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA reauthorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Sep 30, 2014 - 3:34 PM
Next year will bring a new U.S. Congress and a debate about reauthorization of the FAA.
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:33 PM
Black Forest Ventures hopes to build a $20 million facility at Hobby–a 20,000-sq-ft terminal and two 38,000-sq-ft hangars.
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:26 PM
Region lacks radar coverage but has an abundance of legal and clandestine private airfields.
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:21 PM
The manifest must be emailed within 24 hours of departure and resubmitted 30 minutes before takeoff to confirm the flight.
Sep 25, 2014 - 3:38 PM
Increased charges that would take effect April 15, 2015, are “considerably higher, in terms of the specific amount and the additional cost.”
Sep 25, 2014 - 3:33 PM
Airbus said the technologies being tested are “transversal,” meaning not specifically meant for any one particular helicopter model.
Sep 18, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Certification effort is intended to meet demand in Western China for business jets capable of operating at small high-altitude airports in the region.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Agency received more than 1,000 comments about its proposed policy regarding the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Town could impose an Aspen-style slot system with curfews and raise landing fees, fuel prices and hangar rents.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Writing the new rules directly involves the general aviation industry.