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.
Taking a tough line before next week’s opening of contract negotiations with the air traffic controllers union, the FAA said yesterday that “fundamental ch
Pilots for the legacy carriers are still narrowly backing the FAA’s mandatory age 60 retirement rule for Part 121 airline pilots, but most pilots flying fo
Approval for European commercial single-engine operations at night or under IMC is probably still at least three years away.
Nav Canada on Friday proposed a 3-percent reduction in its customer service charges, effective September 1.
User fees remain a fiery issue, despite a congressional recess the past two weeks during which no official business has been conducted on the proposal.
Companies that allow executives or their families and guests to fly on their aircraft for certain personal reasons will most likely be adversely affected b
A study of five commercialized ATC providers by the Government Accountability Office concludes that the safety of air navigation services “has remained the
Within a decade, operators of aircraft with an mtow of 19,000 pounds or more and flying in the airspace of the 25-state European Union (EU) will likely hav
Pilots serving as second-in-command (SIC) will be required to possess a SIC type rating for operations outside U.S.
The UK's Department of Transport (DOT) last week issued its official proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “by limitin