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.
The White House announced Friday that former Air Line Pilots Association president Randy Babbitt has been nominated to become the next FAA Administrator fo
Former FAA Administrator Jane Garvey, who served on President Obama’s transportation transition team, has withdrawn her name from consideration for the pos
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) warned last month that the excise taxes that feed the Airport and Airway Trust Fund have been lower than previou
Aircraft operators have until May 30 to comment on the new air operations requirements (Notice of Proposed Amendment 2009-2) being introduced by the Europe
Just when you think the corporate aviation bashing has died down, yet another media report denounces an executive’s use of a private jet or airs a politici
House aviation subcommittee chairman Jerry Costello (D-Ill.) has joined Rep.
Air Transport Association president and CEO James May suggested last month that if the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is fast-tracked
After many months of apparent silence, there is action on the NextGen front.
Just when business aircraft operators didn’t need any new unforeseen costs, German officials have started trying to collect hitherto overlooked “air safety
In the ongoing effort to morph the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) into a “NowGen,” equipage by users keeps cropping up as one of the m