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 6, 2008 - 6:50 AM
Outgoing FAA Administrator Jane Garvey called it her “state of aviation” address.
May 6, 2008 - 5:30 AM
“ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is simply going to be a requirement to do business in the future, especially in aviation,” Roger
May 6, 2008 - 4:53 AM
Oracle software chief Larry Ellison can fly his Gulfstream V into and out of San Jose (Calif.) International Airport (SJC) at any time, according to a ruli
May 6, 2008 - 4:38 AM
Grand Canyon air-tour proponents received yet another blow August 16 when the U.S.
May 5, 2008 - 12:02 PM
In recent months a number of reports have surfaced of U.S.-citizen business aviation travelers to Canada being denied entry and deported after accurately r
May 5, 2008 - 12:00 PM
Yes, there is a bill, signed into law by President Clinton in October 2000, that would allow business aircraft operators to enjoy the same visa-waiver conv
May 5, 2008 - 11:16 AM
From now until March 29, 2005, business aircraft operators, including those that fly overseas–even if only occasionally–will be required to have a number o
May 5, 2008 - 9:53 AM
In an August 8 memo, James Ballough, director of the FAA Flight Standards Service, confirmed that large-transport-category airplanes, including the Boeing
May 5, 2008 - 6:44 AM
• Congress recessed for a couple of weeks at Easter time.
May 5, 2008 - 6:43 AM
New aviation regulations in China that aim to ease foreign investment in the civil aviation infrastructure and loosen government controls should encourage