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.

Nov 28, 2006 - 8:20 AM
Sixty operators have now completed registration under the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), an industry code of best practi
Nov 22, 2006 - 6:46 AM
A number of changes to service charges have been enacted by Nav Canada, the private corporation that provides the country’s air navigation and ATC services
Nov 22, 2006 - 5:35 AM
Transport aircraft manufacturers, including business jet OEMs, will be required to develop operational limitations for all future Part 25 designs, under a
Nov 22, 2006 - 5:21 AM
Special requirements for transport-category airplanes used as business/VIP jets are being developed by the FAA.
Nov 22, 2006 - 4:28 AM
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Nov 21, 2006 - 11:50 AM
Over the last several months, the FAA has redesigned its <link _blank - "Web site">Web site</link> so that it’s easier to use, better or
Nov 21, 2006 - 11:47 AM
The FAA’s funding stream being tied to the price of an airline ticket is not sufficient or reliable enough to fund the agency and “a new funding mechanism”
Nov 21, 2006 - 10:42 AM
There is still a short time remaining to alert Congress about what NBAA calls “harmful” tax proposals in pending federal legislation.
Nov 21, 2006 - 10:11 AM
The FAA has been working for years to revise Part 121 and 135 flight time, duty and rest rules, but it’s still not close to issuing new proposals or final
Nov 21, 2006 - 5:40 AM
Described by some Honeywell engineers as the “son of Primus Epic,” the Phoenix company’s Apex integrated avionics system is undergoing a makeover that aims