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 has issued a final rule establishing a class of “quiet technology” aircraft to fly commercial tours over Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP).
Regulation may be in the air for the cabins of commercial aircraft, though it is unclear which is more infectious: airborne particles or hysterical legisla
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last month issued its final rule on the electronic filing of commercial aircraft passenger and crew manif
Michael Griffin reported to work late last month as the 11th administrator of NASA.
The Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) helping the FAA revise the Part 125/135 rulebook has essentially completed its work, but it is continuing to fine-t
An operational alert NBAA published last month requires some clarification.
Retired Navy Rear Admiral David Stone, who earned high praise from general aviation groups as head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is
Nav Canada, the company that runs Canada’s ATC system, reports that because of favorable financial results in its most recent quarter and the preliminary o
Flight crews and their passengers will be affected by a proposal from the Departments of State and Homeland Security to require a U.S.
What is the role of an aircraft charter broker, do current regulations support this role and who has operational control on brokered flights? The FAA and D