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 1, 2007 - 5:55 AM
• At the end of March, lawmakers took a spring break that ended in mid-April, leaving in a holding pattern approval of House and Senate supplemental emerge
May 1, 2007 - 5:43 AM
A group of airports, local governments and residents asked Congress to order the complete phase-out of all Stage 1 and Stage 2 aircraft in the new FAA reau
May 1, 2007 - 5:39 AM
Aerospace Industries Association president and CEO John Douglass warned Congress that government agencies must redouble efforts to develop the nation’s nex
Apr 30, 2007 - 12:44 PM
Aircraft flying over the Arctic Ocean can take more direct routes, save fuel and maintain schedules with activation of the FAA’s final Advanced Technologie
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:38 AM
The obstacle clearance panel (OCP), a group of experts in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is designing more suitable IFR procedures f
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:58 AM
While legislation that would direct the Transportation Security Administration to study the vulnerability of general aviation airports to terrorist acts is
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:51 AM
Three pilots for US Airways have filed a lawsuit in the U.S.
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:42 AM
On April 1, the NTSB celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:37 AM
The FAA released official guidance last month regarding ATC’s ability to define and describe precipitation to pilots, including the terms controllers will
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:12 AM
The Regional Airline Association opens the next chapter in its 32-year history this year as new association president Roger Cohen presides over his first R