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.
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
Further icing accidents and incidents involving the Cessna Caravan, flight manual revisions that contain erroneous data and recent flight tests prompted th
Eight aviation trade groups, including the National Air Transportation Association, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the Regional Airline
The comment deadlines for a November 23 notice of proposed rulemaking to incorporate technology to reduce flammability exposure in transport aircraft fuel
The DOT yesterday issued a final rule amending the requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials by aircraft.
The International Civil Aviation Organization adopted a “standard” to increase the upper age limit for airline pilots to 65, effective November 23.
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
Operations by U.S.-registered aircraft owned by a company not considered a U.S.
On Tuesday, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey testified before the Senate subcommittee on aviation about the financial health of the agency, specifically the
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