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 FAA released official guidance last month regarding ATC’s ability to define and describe precipitation to pilots, including the terms controllers will
The Regional Airline Association opens the next chapter in its 32-year history this year as new association president Roger Cohen presides over his first R
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called for a hearing later this spring on falsified medical certificates after th
New air traffic management plans are one means by which nations can reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Europe’s primary weapon against global warming is the Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), a program rooted in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.
In an unusual policy step, the FAA sought comments last month on a draft letter of interpretation regarding the meaning of the term “known icing conditions
Comments are due June 11 on a proposal from the FAA to increase the duration of first-class and third-class medicals for airmen under the age of 40.
Business aircraft manufacturers and operators had better tackle their environmental image sooner rather than later.
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey continued her pitch for a new revenue stream for her agency during a speech at the U.S.
Like two punch-drunk prizefighters locked in a clinch, general aviation and the airlines continue to rain body blows on each other over the pending FAA rea