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.

Apr 25, 2007 - 10:26 AM
On Monday (June 13), the Internal Revenue Service is scheduled to officially publish IRS Notice 2005-45, Deductions for Entertainment Use of Business Aircr
Apr 25, 2007 - 10:24 AM
European Union (EU) Regulation 785/2004, which went into effect April 30 and requires minimum aircraft insurance levels for war risk and third-party liabil
Apr 19, 2007 - 6:34 AM
In a bid to cut traffic at Teterboro Airport, N.J., airport operator The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is proposing a four-pronged assault that
Apr 18, 2007 - 11:30 AM
According to a recent DOT report on significant rulemakings, the FAA is not expected to complete its work on a November 2003 proposal that would require al
Apr 18, 2007 - 10:49 AM
A provision in the legislation to reauthorize the nation’s surface transportation programs, known as the Highway Bill, would “drastically alter the way the
Apr 18, 2007 - 10:36 AM
Today is the deadline for comments on last year’s announcement by the Department of Defense that it plans to remove its flight information publications (FL
Apr 18, 2007 - 8:42 AM
Although the final outcome is yet unclear, the House of Representatives amended its $14.4 billion FAA appropriations bill last week to halt an FAA plan to
Apr 18, 2007 - 8:40 AM
All jet and transport-category airplanes (those with an mtow of 12,500 pounds or more) for which application of a new type design is submitted on or after
Apr 18, 2007 - 7:21 AM
The days might soon be over for the basing of non-UK-registered general aviation aircraft in the UK.
Apr 18, 2007 - 6:53 AM
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) officially closed its public comment period regarding the proposal to remove from public sale and distrib