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 30, 2007 - 10:51 AM
Three pilots for US Airways have filed a lawsuit in the U.S.
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:42 AM
On April 1, the NTSB celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:37 AM
The FAA released official guidance last month regarding ATC’s ability to define and describe precipitation to pilots, including the terms controllers will
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:12 AM
The Regional Airline Association opens the next chapter in its 32-year history this year as new association president Roger Cohen presides over his first R
Apr 30, 2007 - 6:29 AM
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called for a hearing later this spring on falsified medical certificates after th
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:55 AM
New air traffic management plans are one means by which nations can reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:53 AM
Europe’s primary weapon against global warming is the Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), a program rooted in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:52 AM
In an unusual policy step, the FAA sought comments last month on a draft letter of interpretation regarding the meaning of the term “known icing conditions
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Comments are due June 11 on a proposal from the FAA to increase the duration of first-class and third-class medicals for airmen under the age of 40.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:37 AM
Business aircraft manufacturers and operators had better tackle their environmental image sooner rather than later.