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.

Mar 28, 2007 - 10:11 AM
The $328 billion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress to fund most federal agencies for the remainder of fiscal year 2004 (until September 30) failed t
Mar 28, 2007 - 7:51 AM
The Iowa DOT’s office of aviation reports that the federal funding program approved by Congress and signed by President Bush last month bodes well for the
Mar 28, 2007 - 7:46 AM
According to NBAA, Warwick, R.I.
Mar 28, 2007 - 7:44 AM
The FAA is reviewing proposed noise-compatibility programs submitted for Little Rock National Airport/Adams Field (LIT), Ark., and Toledo Express Airport (
Mar 28, 2007 - 6:22 AM
The FAA has mailed out invitations to participate in its 2006 General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey.
Mar 28, 2007 - 6:20 AM
A new final rule issued by the FAA last month will subject airports hosting scheduled flights in aircraft designed to hold between 10 and 30 passenger seat
Mar 28, 2007 - 6:13 AM
The FAA placed production orders for 11 of Sensis’ airport surface detection equipment systems, Model X (ASDE-X).
Mar 27, 2007 - 12:55 PM
Nav Canada last month awarded its national ADS-B program to Syracuse, N.Y.-based Sensis, and installation of the first system ground stations is now under
Mar 27, 2007 - 12:06 PM
Today is the deadline for comments on a DOT advance notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) seeking input on a 2006 NTSB recommendation calling for air taxis
Mar 27, 2007 - 12:04 PM
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