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.

Apr 29, 2008 - 10:10 AM
The citizens of Berlin showed little interest on Sunday in keeping historic Tempelhof Airport open.
Apr 29, 2008 - 10:09 AM
A DOT Inspector General report published late last week reveals that FAA managers at the Dallas-Fort Worth Tracon “routinely” and “intentionally” misclassi
Apr 29, 2008 - 10:07 AM
Prodded by perceived FAA failings and the threat of summer air travel delays, the Senate Transportation and Finance Committees reached agreement late last
Apr 29, 2008 - 7:51 AM
Air Transport Association (ATA) president and CEO James May used a hearing of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming last mon
Apr 28, 2008 - 9:40 AM
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has extended until March 5, 2009, the deadline for U.S.
Apr 28, 2008 - 9:07 AM
On April 10, Santa Monica (Calif.) Airport director Robert Trimborn sent a letter to airport users advising them that beginning April 24, “only aircraft in
Apr 25, 2008 - 7:35 AM
Two Part 135 air-taxi operators at opposite ends of the charter business spectrum, Skybird Aviation and The Air Group–both based at Van Nuys Airport (VNY)
Apr 24, 2008 - 11:03 AM
The FAA’s proposal to cut airline delays by imposing peak-period pricing to reduce congestion at busy airports is a “bad idea,” according to NBAA, “with no
Apr 23, 2008 - 7:23 AM
The FAA now expects to publish the final rule on FAR Part 91 Subpart K by the end of this year, with implementation to follow in late 2003.
Apr 23, 2008 - 7:01 AM
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) has introduced an international regulatory library on DVD and CD-ROM that contains nearly 13,000 pages of aviation main