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.

Sep 27, 2007 - 7:54 AM
Aviation interests on Capitol Hill don’t come to a stop just because the NBAA Convention is being held.
Sep 26, 2007 - 3:52 PM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is developing rules governing inbound international flights of business jets.
Sep 26, 2007 - 3:06 PM
Solid progress in the fight against user fees has been made, but the general aviation community has to stay involved for the battle to be won, according to
Sep 26, 2007 - 11:26 AM
The Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Service and Supporting Research, in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:37 AM
The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) for the Eurocopter AS 350B/BA/B1/B2/B3/D and AS 355E Squirrel light helicopters, requiring replacement o
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:18 AM
The NTSB has recommended that the FAA require the air data sensor heating system to activate automatically after engine start in new airplanes certified un
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:17 AM
The Danish government is preparing to impose a 25-percent value-added tax (VAT) on imported aircraft to close a loophole that has allowed owners to bypass
Sep 26, 2007 - 10:10 AM
In her final speech before the Washington Aero Club last month, former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey chided the airlines for causing most of their own de
Sep 26, 2007 - 8:05 AM
NetJets Europe is building carbon offsetting costs into its fractional ownership prices in a bid to become a carbon-neutral operation by 2012.
Sep 26, 2007 - 8:02 AM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last month issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would require more detailed information about arriv