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.

Dec 29, 2008 - 7:25 AM
Nav Canada is warning aviators about a fraudulent e-mail, purportedly from the organization, that attempts to notify operators “of an outstanding debt in t
Dec 29, 2008 - 7:16 AM
The FAA released its final rule on December 15 making the Washington, D.C.
Dec 29, 2008 - 6:56 AM
The February 27 deadline for comments about the Transportation Security Administration’s Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) rules proposal is rapidly a
Dec 18, 2008 - 11:15 AM
A group of Eclipse 500 owners and position holders for the Eclipse 400 and 500 this week formed an ad hoc customer committee to represent their interests d
Dec 18, 2008 - 11:12 AM
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new rule that requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government offi
Dec 18, 2008 - 11:10 AM
Retiring Rep.
Dec 16, 2008 - 11:17 AM
Despite heavy opposition by pilots and aviation alphabet groups, airspace restrictions and procedures implemented around Washington, D.C., after 9/11–namel
Dec 9, 2008 - 11:05 AM
A federal jury rejected a claim by Honeywell that Sandel Avionics of Vista, Calif., violated its patents, ending more than six years of legal battles over
Dec 1, 2008 - 11:02 AM
• Almost immediately after his election, President-elect Barack Obama considered possible members of his Cabinet and staff.
Dec 1, 2008 - 10:51 AM
Many respondents expressed concern that the proposed rule would kill the popular airshow passenger flights in World War II-era B-17s, B-24s and other large