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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Nov 2, 2007 - 11:14 AM
The commission investigating the 9/11 terror attacks is subpoenaing documents it says the FAA has withheld.
Nov 2, 2007 - 10:44 AM
The NTSB has asked the FAA to “explicitly prohibit” position and hold clearances at the intersections of active runways during low-visibility conditions an
Nov 2, 2007 - 10:33 AM
XtraJet, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based charter firm, has become the second operator to be sued by the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners for alleged
Nov 2, 2007 - 10:26 AM
The FAA’s rules are a “barrier to the development and application of supersonic technologies in advanced general aviation aircraft,” said the General Aviat
Nov 2, 2007 - 10:16 AM
During a meeting last month with French aviation officials, the National Air Transportation Association reiterated its position that regardless of how Fran
Nov 2, 2007 - 7:09 AM
DRVSM will commence as proposed on Jan.
Nov 2, 2007 - 6:42 AM
The surprisingly high number of business aircraft that now comply with reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM)–and the number of service centers that a
Nov 1, 2007 - 6:34 AM
Not surprisingly, talk of user fees dominated at NBAA’07 as aviation leaders laid out their strategy for countering airline tactics aimed at shifting more
Oct 31, 2007 - 11:58 AM
The Senate Finance Committee has approved a bill that would repeal the onerous “fuel fraud” provision enacted into law as part of the 2005 Highway Bill.
Oct 31, 2007 - 11:38 AM
AOPA has expressed alarm about new notam language that says pilots could be subject to criminal penalties for violations of TFRs and other security airspac