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.

Feb 12, 2007 - 6:09 AM
Effective November 14, the FAA will implement its organization delegation authorization (ODA) program that will replace the current designee program.
Feb 12, 2007 - 5:49 AM
Part 135 on-demand operators and Part 145 repair stations will soon be<br />affected by revised hazardous materials transportation training requirements.
Feb 9, 2007 - 10:29 AM
Business aviation groups welcomed a letter from the FAA assistant administrator for aviation policy to the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service ask
Feb 8, 2007 - 10:04 AM
The FAA’s final rules on air-tour operators, scheduled to be published next Tuesday, ease some of the more controversial requirements that were part of the
Feb 8, 2007 - 9:57 AM
The FAA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) yesterday that seeks to update, modify and clarify Parts 61 and 141, the sections devoted to pilot an
Feb 8, 2007 - 4:53 AM
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Feb 8, 2007 - 4:17 AM
The New York Aviation Management Association and the Long Island Business Aviation Association, with support from NBAA, were instrumental in having legisla
Feb 6, 2007 - 10:54 AM
As the maintenance paperwork trail on the Lockheed JetStar has wound its way from the Atlanta manufacturer to the FAA’s Transport Aircraft Certification br
Feb 6, 2007 - 10:51 AM
The Bush Administration is requesting $14.1 billion to run the FAA in Fiscal Year 2008 (beginning October 1), with general aviation–and in particular busin
Feb 5, 2007 - 8:04 AM
An Italian military tribunal has thrown out cowardice charges against four pilots who refused to fly in Iraq because of the poor state of their helicopters