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.
DOT IG releases the latest of a series reports critical of the FAA's ATC practices, saying past reforms are not producing results.
"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.
GA caucus leaders back reform, GA industry urge caution.
The FAA provides a longer compliance timeframe for aircraft weighing less than 121,254 pounds mtow.
In addition, Zhuhai Airport officials also approved operations of smaller general/business aviation aircraft.
Erroneously excluded previous less restrictive security regs for aircraft registered in Canada, Mexico, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands and British V.I.
Airlines retain code-share rights on 26 routes through end of winter schedule
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to immediately turn to FAA reauthorization with the March 31 deadline looming.
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) hosted the meeting that drew nearly two dozen industry leaders and eight other lawmakers.
With these added models, the approval covers nearly 170 Part 23 aircraft types equipped with Rockwell Collins TDR-94/94D transponders.