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.
The House of Representatives passed legislation that aims to punish anyone convicted of knowingly pointing a laser at an aircraft with a maximum of five ye
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) relating to the “deductions for entertainment use of business aircraft.” I
The FAA published a broad final rule last month that incorporates Rnav definitions, clarifies the intent of obstacle departure procedures and modifies defi
NBAA and AOPA said that the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative that became effective January 23 this year and required air travelers to carry a passport
Chairman of the House subcommittee on space and aeronautics Rep.
Civil aviation authorities in Africa are planning an Africa-wide regulatory system similar to the European Union’s European Aviation Safety Agency.
With so much nonessential equipment installed in today’s business jets, pilots might wonder if the rules regarding inoperative equipment apply to products
General aviation and its allies continued the political infighting with the airline lobby over user fees last month, firing salvos at an Air Transpor
The FAA said it is not going to act on nearly half of all comments submitted during a standard regulatory review that began in February 2004.
NATA president James Coyne expressed support for OpSpec A008 this morning at the first annual NATA air charter summit in Leesburg, Va.