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 25, 2007 - 4:21 AM
The comity promised by new House speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) lasted all of about 24 hours when the 110th Congress convened last month.
Jan 25, 2007 - 4:20 AM
The 110th Congress opened for business on January 4, with the Democrats in control of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Jan 24, 2007 - 6:44 AM
The European Union’s new emissions trading requirements for aviation could be imposed on a much larger group of business aircraft than has been anticipated
Jan 23, 2007 - 11:05 AM
Confusion over French visa requirements for U.S.
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:08 AM
The UK’s National Air Traffic Services (NATS) has introduced a permanent 250-knot speed restriction for standard instrument departures (SIDs) from London’s
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:04 AM
Beginning today, all U.S.
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:02 AM
Confusion about French visa requirements for U.S.
Jan 19, 2007 - 11:02 AM
Last year the FAA said it would delay until this January its plan to limit “priority service” for aircraft registration in connection with international fl
Jan 19, 2007 - 11:00 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released a revised Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP), effective March 12.
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:52 AM
The FAA extended by 24 months–to Sept.