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.

May 21, 2008 - 12:56 PM
Business aircraft operators should be more vocal when requesting slots at congested European airports, according to presenters yesterday at an information
May 21, 2008 - 11:21 AM
EBAA here on Tuesday outlined its proposal for carbon offset pooling as an alternative means of compliance for the European Union emission trading scheme (
May 21, 2008 - 11:07 AM
As Washington pundits predicted, the change from a Republican to a Democrat majority in the Senate and the shift in leadership from Sen.
May 21, 2008 - 11:02 AM
Led by the U.S.
May 21, 2008 - 8:02 AM
An unknown <em>municipium</em> in the Roman days, the city of Bergamo, Italy, was sacked and set on fire in the early Middle Ages.
May 21, 2008 - 7:52 AM
The FAA has denied a request by the Regional Airline Association and Air Transport Association to defer enforcement of its November interpretation of a lon
May 20, 2008 - 10:05 AM
The European Commission’s director for air transport, Daniel Calleja, pledged more “proportionate” rules for business aviation in the future, acknowledging
May 20, 2008 - 8:24 AM
During today’s EBACE opening session, European Commission director for air transport Daniel Calleja pledged more “proportionate” rules for business aviatio
May 20, 2008 - 2:52 AM
Eclipse Aviation (Booth No.
May 20, 2008 - 2:41 AM
The Bell 412EP helicopter is now JAR-OPS 3 compliant after having completed an EASA joint operation evaluation board (JOEB) catch-up process, the U.S.-bas