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 11, 2008 - 6:27 AM
The so-called “Hoover Law” continues to be ineffective, according to an article in the Winter 2002-2003 Lawyer Pilots Bar Association Newsletter.
Jan 11, 2008 - 6:24 AM
A new Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requirement for the electronic transmission of passenger and crew manifests for both inbound and outboun
Jan 11, 2008 - 6:00 AM
Implementation of amendments adopted in September 2000 revising the service difficulty reporting (SDR) rules have again been delayed.
Jan 11, 2008 - 4:56 AM
“I’m from the FAA and I’m here to help you” will probably remain a dubious phrase, if the results of an FAA customer-satisfaction survey are any sign.
Jan 11, 2008 - 4:50 AM
The FAA is proposing numerous revisions to IFR flying to reflect the technological advances intended to “facilitate the transition from ground-based naviga
Jan 10, 2008 - 12:17 PM
The FAA determined that the minimum percentage rate for substance abuse testing this year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for rando
Jan 10, 2008 - 11:50 AM
Imagine the possibilities for improving the smoothness, costs and flexibility of obtaining and maintaining your corporate aircraft operational certificatio
Jan 10, 2008 - 10:53 AM
The NTSB has written a comprehensive letter to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recommending that all university athletic departments em
Jan 10, 2008 - 10:08 AM
In the upheaval over the remarks by ex-Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, Sen.
Jan 10, 2008 - 10:01 AM
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