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.

Export-Import Bank headquarters
Jun 30, 2015 - 2:06 PM
With another attempt to renew its charter expected, the export credit agency will continue operating and managing its existing loan portfolio.
Jun 30, 2015 - 11:36 AM
Corporate Aviators developed a Compliance Process Tool to ensure that U.S. companies using full-time or contract flight attendants comply with OSHA rules.
Jun 30, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Sen. Roberts is seeking permanent extension of bonus depreciation, while Sen. Stabenow would extend for two years.
Jun 29, 2015 - 3:24 PM
The U.S. District Court called the access limits for East Hampton Airport drastic, but did not find adequate reason to block curfews.
U.S. Customs at Cobb County Airport
Jun 29, 2015 - 1:38 PM
Beechcraft Premier I was the first aircraft to use the Customs facility, flying directly from Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.
Jun 29, 2015 - 10:39 AM
The Senate would increase the FAA's budget in fiscal 2016, with an emphasis on certification improvements and ADS-B.
Jun 29, 2015 - 9:46 AM
Unit sales of WACs are down 73 percent since 2007.
Jun 26, 2015 - 3:12 PM
The requirement for an oxygen mask above 41,000 feet might create more problems than it solves, say some pilots.
Jun 26, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Senate Appropriations Committee members said they would reject measures to put parts of FAA on "funding autopilot."
Jun 25, 2015 - 3:47 PM
Voluntary 18-month pilot program allows FAA employees to identify safety concerns without fear of retaliation.