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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Aug 22, 2007 - 10:34 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced yesterday that FAA Administrator Marion Blakey will become the trade group’s president and CEO when sh
Aug 22, 2007 - 6:54 AM
Each year the Bush Administration tries to slash funding for the Essential Air Service (EAS) program, and each year it fails, thanks in no small part to ad
Aug 16, 2007 - 11:59 AM
As part of what they called their duty to the American people, Congressional democrats were able to pass S.1, the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act
Aug 9, 2007 - 11:10 AM
The FAA yesterday released a final rule governing certification of transport-category (Part 25) airplanes for operation in icing conditions, effective Octo
Aug 2, 2007 - 12:08 PM
The FAA recently issued Advisory Circular (AC) <link http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/eb15b0c685650a048625732100
Aug 2, 2007 - 12:06 PM
The House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees appropriations in the lower chamber, heard from a number of players in the user-fee debate yesterday, br
Jul 31, 2007 - 12:26 PM
As a result of a number of accidents in which the pilots omitted information or lied about substance and/or alcohol dependence during medical evaluations,
Jul 31, 2007 - 12:16 PM
Gulfstream’s first metamorphosis of an IAI aircraft received EASA certification last week.
Jul 31, 2007 - 9:50 AM
Continuing its efforts to crack down on loopholes in its oversight of Part 135 charter operators, the FAA is conducting mandatory special emphasis inspecti
Jul 31, 2007 - 9:23 AM
The FAA last month made good on a longstanding promise to provide Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB) only