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.

Feb 1, 2007 - 5:51 AM
Thousands of seat-belt buckles and attachments installed in airliners and corporate jets are the subject of two separate recommendations.
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Revisions to the service difficulty reporting (SDR) requirements in FAR Parts 121, 135 and 145 (air carriers and repair stations) set to have gone into eff
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:29 AM
Interested parties will have more time to comment on the FAA’s proposal to require all air-tour operators to be certified under air carrier regulations.
Feb 1, 2007 - 4:56 AM
Some international business jet flights bound for three New York-area satellite airports were diverted to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to cle
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:40 AM
Proposed amendments were adopted to clarify the FAA’s anti-drug and alcohol-misuse regulations pertaining to testing requirements; reasonable cause for tes
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:39 AM
A jury found Parker Hannifin negligent in the Oct.
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:29 AM
Airservices Australia wants to impose licensing fees to provide data for aeronautical information publications, including Jeppesen charts.
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Jan 31, 2007 - 11:26 AM
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has launched a campaign to extend the accelerated-depreciation schedule on new capital equipment–including b
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:22 AM
The 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the Senate last month failed to include funding for general aviation relief authorized by Vision 100–The Cen
Jan 31, 2007 - 11:02 AM
A May 11 trial date has been set for the start of a lawsuit in which four former Flight Options pilots allege they were fired because of their union-organi