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.
A May 11 trial date has been set for the start of a lawsuit in which four former Flight Options pilots allege they were fired because of their union-organi
The FAA proposes replacing the current designee program with a new one that expands the functions that designees may perform, permits non-FAA-certified ind
Beginning in mid-February, Congress took a couple of weeks off and returned to business in early March.
In a landmark decision, the FAA has adopted a final rule allowing the use of HUD-based enhanced vision systems (EVS) for descent below published instrument
The FAA last month awarded type certification to the Gulfstream 350, an upgraded version of the previously manufactured G300.
• H.R.2115, the “Flight 100-Century of Aviation Revitalization Act” introduced in May by Rep.
While Congress has acted on several recommendations from the Commission on the Future of the U.S.
Former Pentagon official Thomas Bloom has been named CFO of the FAA, overseeing the agency’s $14 billion operating budget, as well as the development and F
Following an acrimonious battle between the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association over the recently passed FAA reauthorization bill and