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 3, 2007 - 10:43 AM
Bombardier has issued a Service Bulletin for installing redesigned on-off placards for the oxygen bottle regulator in the Learjet 35 and 36, and the FAA ha
Oct 3, 2007 - 10:25 AM
A one-year extension of the accelerated bonus depreciation for general aviation aircraft purchases was included in S.1637, the Jumpstart Our Business Stren
Oct 3, 2007 - 10:16 AM
Pilots and mechanics have been waiting since December for the Transportation Security Administration to act on Congress’ directive to incorporate a plan fo
Oct 3, 2007 - 10:15 AM
The Washington Airports Task Force, a private Virginia organization dedicated to promoting aviation in Virginia and the National Capital region, is the lat
Oct 3, 2007 - 9:47 AM
Judging from testimony at a hearing on the FAA’s new air-tour proposals, FAR Part 136 might be a solution in search of a problem.
Oct 3, 2007 - 8:13 AM
The FAA is reviewing proposed noise-compatibility programs submitted for Bradley International Airport, Hartford, Conn., and Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jos
Oct 3, 2007 - 8:01 AM
Egypt recently became the second North African nation to agree to give Eurocontrol responsibility for the billing and collection of its air navigation fees
Oct 3, 2007 - 4:59 AM
After completing the first five-year term as FAA Administrator in history, Jane Garvey will step down on August 4–and there will likely be no deputy waitin
Oct 2, 2007 - 11:25 AM
While machinations continue on future funding of the FAA, the House and Senate last week approved a six-week extension of the current law.