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.

Jan 13, 2009 - 10:42 AM
NBAA is fighting to eliminate from a bill to reform the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) wording that would “require divestment of private aircraft or
Jan 8, 2009 - 11:41 AM
Because it has not completed guidelines for a Safety Management System (SMS) for U.S.
Jan 8, 2009 - 11:39 AM
Current acting FAA Administrator Bobby Sturgell announced on Tuesday that Lynne Osmus will become acting FAA Administrator when he departs the agency on Fr
Jan 6, 2009 - 11:40 AM
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">An FAA plan to consolidate all of the 84 National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters now co-loca
Jan 6, 2009 - 11:37 AM
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">The first of the Transportation Security Administration’s series of town hall meetings, held to
Dec 31, 2008 - 7:04 AM
When the 111th Congress convenes this month, all the bills introduced in the 110th Congress that did not make it into law will find themselves in the Congr
Dec 31, 2008 - 7:01 AM
Federal and local officials broke ground early last month for a new Air Traffic Control System Command Center colocated with the FAA’s Potomac Tracon south
Dec 31, 2008 - 6:59 AM
Janet Napolitano, the two-term Democrat governor of Arizona who has been nominated to become the third Secretary of Homeland Security, heads to Washington
Dec 30, 2008 - 5:30 AM
The focus of the NextGen Air Transportation System has largely been on the development of satellite-based navigation systems, trajectory-based operations a
Dec 29, 2008 - 10:16 AM
A new forum for the European business aviation community to discuss operational issues will be held in Lyon, France, from March 18 to 20.