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 19, 2008 - 7:46 AM
<i>Marion Blakey took over the National Transportation Safety Board as its ninth chairman just in time to enter the maelstrom surrounding last November’s c
May 19, 2008 - 7:28 AM
Based on projections that airline flights at New York La Guardia Airport won’t return to their pre-September levels until the end of this summer, the FAA h
May 19, 2008 - 7:24 AM
“The law isn’t justice.
May 19, 2008 - 1:30 AM
Executive charter operator FlyingGroup (Booth No.
May 18, 2008 - 12:20 AM
In the year since it was created on May 1, 2007, the Isle of Man aircraft registry has established itself as a popular offshore registry for business jet o
May 17, 2008 - 4:08 AM
The need to demonstrate environmental responsibility while remaining operationally viable has been identified as the biggest single challenge facing busine
May 16, 2008 - 11:30 AM
An Australian coroner inquiry into the death of the pilot and seven passengers on board a King Air 200 that crashed in September 2000 has adjourned the hea
May 16, 2008 - 9:27 AM
<strong>AFRICA</strong><br /><br />Ed Boyo, director at Landover Aviation of Lagos, Nigeria, said, “The air transportation industry in Africa was dealt a h
May 16, 2008 - 6:59 AM
In an interim report issued in late March, the Commission on the Future of the U.S.
May 16, 2008 - 5:42 AM
Would a broader aeronautical definition of “night” have helped to prevent the fatal crash of a Gulfstream III last year? The NTSB has not yet released its