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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Oct 8, 2007 - 5:38 AM
Business aircraft crews are being urged to ensure they are using true Mach numbers in all airspace where the Mach number technique (MNT) is applied for lon
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:36 AM
In what is being hailed by general aviation as a landmark decision, the FAA has ruled that the ban on Stage 2 aircraft at Naples Municipal Airport (APF), F
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:31 AM
FAA data indicates that a very small number of ATC “operational errors” (a reduction in standard separation distances) occur in any given year (about 6.7 e
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:30 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 allege
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:24 AM
RAYTHEON SEC PROBE FOCUSES ON BEECH 1900D<br />•&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The Securities and Exchange Commission probe of Raytheon’s commuter aircraft (Beech 1900
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:09 AM
It started several years ago when Boeing began selling its BBJ in numbers that the airline manufacturer never expected (25 in the first year, 82 overall si
Oct 8, 2007 - 5:05 AM
In the first few days after the new FAR on fractional ownership hit the street last month, the aviation community was reacting with tempered optimism.
Oct 4, 2007 - 1:15 PM
The FAA issued a request for comment on proposed airworthiness standards for certification of the Bell/Agusta BA609–“a multi-turbine-engine powered-lift ca
Oct 4, 2007 - 10:00 AM
An aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) that includes five representatives from the regional airline industry has submitted the final draft of a proposal to
Oct 4, 2007 - 8:14 AM
RAA director of technical affairs Dave Lotterer knows perhaps as well as anyone that good intentions at the FAA don’t necessarily translate into sound acti