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.
With another attempt to renew its charter expected, the export credit agency will continue operating and managing its existing loan portfolio.
Corporate Aviators developed a Compliance Process Tool to ensure that U.S. companies using full-time or contract flight attendants comply with OSHA rules.
Sen. Roberts is seeking permanent extension of bonus depreciation, while Sen. Stabenow would extend for two years.
The U.S. District Court called the access limits for East Hampton Airport drastic, but did not find adequate reason to block curfews.
Beechcraft Premier I was the first aircraft to use the Customs facility, flying directly from Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.
The Senate would increase the FAA's budget in fiscal 2016, with an emphasis on certification improvements and ADS-B.
Unit sales of WACs are down 73 percent since 2007.
The requirement for an oxygen mask above 41,000 feet might create more problems than it solves, say some pilots.
Senate Appropriations Committee members said they would reject measures to put parts of FAA on "funding autopilot."
Voluntary 18-month pilot program allows FAA employees to identify safety concerns without fear of retaliation.