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.

Jan 8, 2007 - 10:32 AM
Leaders of three general aviation organizations went on the offensive yesterday in response to an Air Transport Association plan that would place a tax (re
Jan 8, 2007 - 9:00 AM
Further icing accidents and incidents involving the Cessna Caravan, flight manual revisions that contain erroneous data and recent flight tests prompted th
Jan 8, 2007 - 8:52 AM
Eight aviation trade groups, including the National Air Transportation Association, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the Regional Airline
Jan 8, 2007 - 7:28 AM
The comment deadlines for a November 23 notice of proposed rulemaking to incorporate technology to reduce flammability exposure in transport aircraft fuel
Jan 8, 2007 - 7:25 AM
The DOT yesterday issued a final rule amending the requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials by aircraft.
Jan 8, 2007 - 7:21 AM
The International Civil Aviation Organization adopted a “standard” to increase the upper age limit for airline pilots to 65, effective November 23.
Jan 8, 2007 - 6:56 AM
Since its Web site opened for aircraft registrations on March 1, the new International Registry of Mobile Assets, more commonly referred to as the Cape Tow
Jan 8, 2007 - 6:35 AM
Operations by U.S.-registered aircraft owned by a company not considered a U.S.
Jan 8, 2007 - 6:25 AM
On Tuesday, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey testified before the Senate subcommittee on aviation about the financial health of the agency, specifically the
Jan 8, 2007 - 6:04 AM
The FAA is scheduled tomorrow to issue a notice that compliance with revised drug and alcohol testing requirements for air carriers has been delayed to Oct