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.
• Congress enjoyed a recess for the Thanksgiving holiday period, but not all members of the Senate availed themselves of the break.
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) recently hosted a series of meetings in Las Vegas aimed at deflecting recent NTSB criticism of the industry
Last month Congress passed and President Bush signed legislation that raises the mandatory retirement age for U.S.
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
General aviation groups got in under the wire last month in commenting on proposed new rules for general aviation aircraft traversing U.S.
As the holidays approached, the likelihood of any action on the FAA budget dimmed considerably when lawmakers carved a provision to increase the mandatory
The Lindbergh Foundation announced last month the recent launch of the Aviation Green Investment Fund (AGI-Fund), an initiative that encourages corporation
The International Air Carrier Association (IACA) last month called on European Union member states to include an open carbon trading system for aviation wi
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
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