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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Nov 28, 2007 - 11:17 AM
Most pilots by now have heard about the plan to end satellite monitoring of emergency locator transmitter (ELT) distress signals broadcast over 121.5- and
Nov 27, 2007 - 10:03 AM
Man-carried portable air defense systems (Manpads), also known as shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, in the hands of terrorists have a lot of people ve
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Nov 27, 2007 - 8:53 AM
After denying requests for an extension of the comment period on proposed new rules involving U.S.
Nov 27, 2007 - 6:43 AM
There is general agreement that the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (notam) system is a conduit for often confusing information of marginal value and hopelessly wed
Nov 26, 2007 - 11:05 AM
The FAA last month issued a notice of proposed rulemaking requesting comments to identify regulations currently in effect that should be amended, removed o
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:29 AM
For years, the marketers of the Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) have been asking the FAA to require the product.
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:23 AM
Although Congress passed a continuing resolution in late September that was to keep the FAA operating until October 31, the political firefight over contra
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:21 AM
At the NBAA Convention last month, credit for a recent increase in used aircraft sales was frequently given to the bonus depreciation benefit that is part
Nov 26, 2007 - 8:04 AM
State aviation directors across the country face myriad airport problems, including some that directly affect users, the future of airports and airport ope