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 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has asked the Department of Transportation’s inspector general (IG) to investigate Eclipse Aviation.
New Jersey has lost half the airports it had at the end of World War II, with the number dwindling from about 100 to 45, according to aviation attorney Wil
A proposal by the FAA to mandate that aircraft registrations expire every three years has elicited a mixed reaction from the industry, with lobby groups su
The Transportation Department’s plan to manage congestion at New York’s three area airports drew criticism from industry witnesses and members of Congress
The FAA has banned pilots and air traffic controllers from taking the anti-smoking medicine Chantix.
As the debate about FAA reauthorization and funding drags on, the lobbying group representing the major airlines continues to blame general aviation for cl
The issue of controller staffing is intensifying the long-running debate between the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca).
After issuing emergency orders of revocation, the FAA has agreed to rescind its invalidation of Tulsa, Okla.-based Southwest Aviation Specialties’ repair s
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) in mid-June endorsed Sen.
In response to an NBAA query, the FAA has clarified the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007, which requires presidential, vice presidential a