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.

Jun 7, 2007 - 12:19 PM
NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker told the House aviation subcommittee yesterday that his agency is disappointed with the FAA’s response to five of six aviation
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:27 AM
• As anticipated, President Bush vetoed the $124 billion bill for funding military operations.
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:22 AM
The head of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) told members of Congress early last month that they should support three pending bills that would bo
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:16 AM
An International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard requiring demonstrated language proficiency for air traffic controllers and pilots operating i
Jun 7, 2007 - 6:14 AM
If you think the next-generation air transportation system (NextGen) is still far down the flyway, consider this.
Jun 5, 2007 - 12:00 PM
The FAA has published <link http://web.nbaa.org/public/ops/part135/wetlease/n8900_4.pdf _blank - "http://web.nbaa.org/public/ops/part135/wetlease/n8900_4.p
Jun 5, 2007 - 11:58 AM
Next step for the pilots is their testimony in the case, scheduled to take place in Brazil on August 27.
Jun 4, 2007 - 7:19 AM
The FAA is proposing to amend one engine inoperative (OEI) rating definitions.
Jun 1, 2007 - 7:04 AM
House and Senate bills to require all airport employees with access to secure and sterile areas of an airport to undergo metal detection screening in the s
Jun 1, 2007 - 6:53 AM
District of Columbia congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) used a House aviation subcommittee hearing on the Essential Air Service program (EAS)