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.

Apr 18, 2007 - 10:36 AM
Today is the deadline for comments on last year’s announcement by the Department of Defense that it plans to remove its flight information publications (FL
Apr 18, 2007 - 8:42 AM
Although the final outcome is yet unclear, the House of Representatives amended its $14.4 billion FAA appropriations bill last week to halt an FAA plan to
Apr 18, 2007 - 8:40 AM
All jet and transport-category airplanes (those with an mtow of 12,500 pounds or more) for which application of a new type design is submitted on or after
Apr 18, 2007 - 7:21 AM
The days might soon be over for the basing of non-UK-registered general aviation aircraft in the UK.
Apr 18, 2007 - 6:53 AM
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) officially closed its public comment period regarding the proposal to remove from public sale and distrib
Apr 18, 2007 - 6:22 AM
Taking a tough line before next week’s opening of contract negotiations with the air traffic controllers union, the FAA said yesterday that “fundamental ch
Apr 17, 2007 - 11:39 AM
Pilots for the legacy carriers are still narrowly backing the FAA’s mandatory age 60 retirement rule for Part 121 airline pilots, but most pilots flying fo
Apr 17, 2007 - 10:51 AM
Approval for European commercial single-engine operations at night or under IMC is probably still at least three years away.
Apr 17, 2007 - 10:48 AM
Nav Canada on Friday proposed a 3-percent reduction in its customer service charges, effective September 1.
Apr 17, 2007 - 10:46 AM
User fees remain a fiery issue, despite a congressional recess the past two weeks during which no official business has been conducted on the proposal.