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.
The verbal sparring over ATC funding and user fees reached the front page of <i>The Wall Street Journal </i>today in a long article, “Why Big Airlines Are
In the war of words between the airlines and general aviation about who should pay how much for ATC services, Pogo’s Robert Crandall argues that more of th
Starting July 1, 2008, all private and commercial airplanes operating internationally will need to carry at least one emergency locator transmitter, accord
Rules governing the construction of objectsthat could be an obstruction to safe aircraft operations might get a little more bite.
New York’s state Senate last week passed legislation (S.3655) sponsored by Sen.
The FAA yesterday adopted a 2004 notice of proposed rulemaking amending airman medical standards so that a refusal to submit to a required drug or alcohol
The Government Accountability Office’s October 30 <link http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06973.pdf _blank - "report">report</link> “Observations on Potential
Within days of the Teterboro Challenger crash and weeks before the NTSB released recommendations as a result of its investigation into the accident, the FA
The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) has been ext
On November 23, as previously reported, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline