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.
In testimony before Congress in June, Admiral James Loy, head of the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA), stated that 1,208 of the airport passenger
The prospect of mandatory French registration for all aircraft based in France appears to be fading following a recent census of foreign-registered aircraf
The comment period closed last month on an FAA notice of proposed policy making on airport weight-bearing restrictions (<i>www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html&
A story in The Bergen Record, a Northern New Jersey newspaper, opened a floodgate of protests from residents of communities surrounding Teterboro Airport.
The FAA has withdrawn several previously published rulemaking proposals because the planned actions have been overcome by events, are no longer relevant or
Charter operators and flight departments that are still searching for ways to cope with the FAA’s proposal to implement domestic reduced vertical separatio
The DOT’s office of inspector general (IG) last month opened a cost-oriented audit of the FAA’s airspace redesign program.
In addition to Flight Service Stations and some private providers of flight-planning services, notams are also available online from NBAA and the FAA.
The current standard industry fare level (SIFL) rates in effect from July through December 31 are: 0 to 500 sm–$0.1896; 501 to 1,500 sm–$0.1445; and more t
The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Florida’s Witham Field and is expected either to approve or disapprove the program by next