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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Dec 28, 2007 - 7:59 AM
•  Congress enjoyed a recess for the Thanksgiving holiday period, but not all members of the Senate availed themselves of the break.
Dec 28, 2007 - 5:53 AM
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) recently hosted a series of meetings in Las Vegas aimed at deflecting recent NTSB criticism of the industry
Dec 28, 2007 - 5:16 AM
Last month Congress passed and President Bush signed legislation that raises the mandatory retirement age for U.S.
Dec 28, 2007 - 4:52 AM
Aviation represents less than 3 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions, but its contributions were a major focus at last month’s United Nations Framewor
Dec 27, 2007 - 11:39 AM
General aviation groups got in under the wire last month in commenting on proposed new rules for general aviation aircraft traversing U.S.
Dec 27, 2007 - 11:35 AM
As the holidays approached, the likelihood of any action on the FAA budget dimmed considerably when lawmakers carved a provision to increase the mandatory
Dec 27, 2007 - 11:23 AM
The Lindbergh Foundation announced last month the recent launch of the Aviation Green Investment Fund (AGI-Fund), an initiative that encourages corporation
Dec 27, 2007 - 11:13 AM
The International Air Carrier Association (IACA) last month called on European Union member states to include an open carbon trading system for aviation wi
Dec 27, 2007 - 9:44 AM
Still concerned about landing overrun accidents, the FAA published a new Advisory Circular (91-79) on November 6 to advise pilots and operators about how t
Dec 20, 2007 - 5:55 AM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has asked the FAA to delay for at least six months the February 2008 compliance deadline for proposed ne