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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Sep 26, 2007 - 5:50 AM
With Congress back in Washington, D.C., after its long summer hiatus, the propaganda war between general aviation and airlines continued apace, with lawmak
Sep 26, 2007 - 4:19 AM
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters voiced disapproval of the recently passed House FAA Reauthorization Bill at the opening ceremonies of the 60th Annual
Sep 25, 2007 - 4:43 PM
Transportation Secretary Mary Peters voiced disapproval of the recently passed House FAA Reauthorization Bill at the opening ceremonies of the 60th Annual
Sep 25, 2007 - 12:00 PM
Perhaps she didn’t know what crowd she was addressing, but Transportation Secretary Mary Peters voiced disapproval of the recently passed House FAA reautho
Sep 24, 2007 - 3:06 PM
General aviation late last week won a major battle, but not yet the entire war, against user fees.
Sep 20, 2007 - 12:14 PM
The House of Representatives this afternoon approved an FAA reauthorization bill that raises the tax on jet-A from 21.8 to 35.9 cents a gallon and the tax
Sep 19, 2007 - 11:49 AM
Aviation by far has the highest number of outstanding safety deficiencies of any form of transportation in the U.S., according to the NTSB, which authors a
Sep 18, 2007 - 12:04 PM
The Danish government is preparing to impose a 25-percent VAT sales tax on imported aircraft to close a loophole that has allowed owners to bypass taxes du
Sep 18, 2007 - 11:56 AM
The House Ways and Means Committee today passed H.R.3539, a tax code modification companion bill to H.R.2881, the House FAA reauthorization legislation.
Sep 13, 2007 - 11:34 AM
Aviation alphabet groups are busy deciphering the legal jargon in the 55-page <link http://www.ainalerts.com/ainalerts/alerts/070911eAPIS_NPRM_091107.pdf _