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.

Jan 31, 2007 - 5:52 AM
U.S.
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Pilots flying into Colorado’s ski-country airports are already aware of the controversial special traffic-management program (STMP) for filing for slots in
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:43 AM
The FAA plans to rule on the noise-compatibility program proposed for Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) by May 17.
Jan 31, 2007 - 4:29 AM
Taiwan’s government is expected to lift a long-standing prohibition of private aircraft ownership in the first quarter of next year.
Jan 30, 2007 - 11:08 AM
A relaxed regulatory environment and increasing development in the fledgling space tourism industry may lead to opportunities for privately owned passenger
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:16 AM
Even as officials of the North Carolina Department of Transportation celebrated the centennial of manned flight at ceremonies on the Outer Banks on Decembe
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:11 AM
The FAA issued draft Advisory Circular 25-11-1X clarifying electronic cockpit display design rules.
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:05 AM
The FAR Part 135 Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) delivered a long-awaited briefing on its research and a preview of the coming notice of proposed rulem
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:04 AM
The FAA announced today that it intends “later this year” to issue a formal notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to increase the mandatory airline pilot re
Jan 30, 2007 - 7:27 AM
April 8 is the closing day to submit comments on a proposal to permit operations of U.S.-registered aircraft owned by a non-U.S.