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.

Oct 24, 2006 - 12:17 PM
Before leaving for the Thanksgiving holiday, Congress approved Fiscal Year 2006 funding for the FAA totaling approximately $13.8 billion, which is $276 mil
Oct 24, 2006 - 12:01 PM
Business aviation interests have been victorious in their battles over the years to prevent the creation of general aviation user fees to replace the curre
Oct 24, 2006 - 10:37 AM
— Following tradition, Congress escaped Washington’s heat and humidity by taking its customary recess in August.
Oct 20, 2006 - 9:08 AM
When Bombardier announced the Global XRS follow-on derivative of the Global Express, the Canadian manufacturer promised an airplane that represented added
Oct 19, 2006 - 12:02 PM
Prospective European clearance for commercial single-engine IMC operations (SEIMC) continues to progress through regulatory approval stages but will not co
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Cyril Baert believes he has found a new market niche for single-engine turboprop aircraft in France’s business aviation sector despite yet another postpone
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:21 AM
In a letter to all 535 members of Congress, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) highlighted what it calls “costly and ill-conceived provisio
Oct 19, 2006 - 11:20 AM
“The MU-2B turboprop does not need yet another certification review,” according to AOPA.
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:39 AM
The deadline for commenting on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plan to reopen Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to some gene
Oct 19, 2006 - 10:25 AM
October 28 is the comment deadline for the UK’s Department of Transport (DoT) proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “b