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.

September 13, 2017, 11:12 AM

Bombardier Applauds UK Intervention in Boeing Subsidy Dispute

Canadian company prepares for possibility of defending itself during penalty phase of complaint process

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Latin America’s business aviation leaders opened this year’s edition of LABACE with calls for “resilience and recovery.” In a region where widely scattered population centers rely on aerial transportation, non-airline service is vital to staying connected.
Aug 15, 2017 - 2:10 PM
At the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, ABAG presented a vision based on the potential of a vast country and continent beyond.
Aug 15, 2017 - 11:07 AM
The Democratic leaders believe the tax proposal associated with the ATC reform package will escalate the federal deficit by billions.
Aug 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM
The two countries seek to add a seventh cross-border air route and open Mongolian airspace to airlines flying between northwest and northeast China.
Aug 10, 2017 - 10:24 AM
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) said the true intent of H.R.2997 is “not privatization; this is a corporate takeover.”
Aug 9, 2017 - 9:08 AM
Continual monitoring enabled by ADS–B OUT provides increased height keeping performance data on an individual aircraft basis, the FAA said.
Aug 8, 2017 - 11:40 AM
Plaintiffs had argued that the federal Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 applies to all public-use U.S. airports.
Aug 8, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Last year, 37 people died in 30 crashes of GA airplanes, microlights and helicopters, compared with 64 deaths in 46 mishaps in 2015.
Aug 8, 2017 - 9:56 AM
The issue arose when FSDOs had differing interpretations of FAR 135.163(f), which outlines electrical power requirements for single-engine aircraft.
Aug 7, 2017 - 12:40 PM
While most TFRs affect airports, “This one is primarily an airspace problem because it shuts down many of the route options in and out of New York City."
Aug 7, 2017 - 11:41 AM
Changes to Flight Standards are designed to foster “efficiency and agility.”