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.

Dec 15, 2006 - 11:19 AM
Beginning January 23 all U.S.
Dec 15, 2006 - 11:11 AM
In the wake of the September 29 midair in Brazil between an Embraer Legacy 600 and a Gol Airlines 737 and the subsequent disruptions in ATC services that h
Dec 15, 2006 - 11:01 AM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) warned its members of a new requirement imposed by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
Dec 15, 2006 - 9:35 AM
Six weeks after the Teterboro Airport Industry Working Group, a cooperative effort between airport users and neighboring residents, reached agreement on se
Dec 15, 2006 - 9:04 AM
Responding to recommendations from Canada’s Transportation Safety Board after at least two low-visibility landing accidents, Transport Canada increased the
Dec 15, 2006 - 9:00 AM
In what many observers predicted, the FAA/Industry Age 60 Aviation Rulemaking Committee was unable to reach consensus on whether to raise the mandatory ret
Dec 15, 2006 - 8:36 AM
Nine months later than planned, the FAA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for repair stations that would revise the system of ratings and requi
Dec 15, 2006 - 7:59 AM
Britain’s Department for Transport (DfT) has decided not to act unilaterally to impose new restrictions on UK-based aircraft that are registered overseas.
Dec 15, 2006 - 5:59 AM
AOPA and seven New York flight schools filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of the state law requiring criminal background c
Dec 13, 2006 - 6:19 AM
Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) released the final report on the fatal icing-related crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan on Oct.