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 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.
The House of Representatives issued its long-anticipated version of the FAA reauthorization bill last night, and user fees are not included.
As Eclipse Aviation awaits FAA approval of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights,
In response to “a number of accidents” in which the pilots had omitted or lied about substance/alcohol dependency during medical evaluations, the NTSB is r
As the FAA’s major programs such as NextGen make their way through initial planning and implementation, at least a few members of Congress feel that the ag
As a sign of possible things to come for business aviation, the European Commission and the FAA announced on Monday a joint initiative to reduce aircraft e
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) last week relating to the “deductions for entertainment use of business ai
Where is the House’s version of the FAA funding bill? That is the question industry is asking as time draws short to get it through committee and passed on
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