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 17, 2008 - 11:43 AM
The FAA’s suspension about three months ago of the U.S.
Jan 17, 2008 - 5:38 AM
New Jersey issued an order last month that requires aircraft “parked or stored” for more than 24 hours in the state be secured by at least two locks.
Jan 17, 2008 - 5:35 AM
The Senate confirmed three new members of the NTSB, including its new chairman, and a new FAA deputy administrator.
Jan 15, 2008 - 6:41 AM
The 108th Congress opened for business the first week in January with a few changes of note.
Jan 15, 2008 - 6:32 AM
New FAA Administrator Marion Blakey apparently wants to continue the cooperative relationship with the nation’s air traffic controllers that was fostered b
Jan 15, 2008 - 6:17 AM
Philip Spayd, Northeast regional director for U.S.
Jan 14, 2008 - 7:02 AM
Regional airlines and other Part 121 operators may have to equip their aircraft with a switch within easy reach of the pilot or copilot that immediately ac
Jan 14, 2008 - 4:54 AM
President Bush last month nominated two new members to the NTSB and designated long-time board member John Hammerschmidt as the agency’s new vice chairman.
Jan 11, 2008 - 10:37 AM
The first Bombardier Global Express to be certified in Australia has started operation with Melbourne, Victoria-based Visy Board.
Jan 11, 2008 - 10:36 AM
The structure of the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will undergo a major overhaul as Minister for Transport and Regional Development Joh