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.
Despite heavy lobbying by general aviation groups, a promising effort to have the concept of user fees for ATC services stricken from the Senate’s version
AOPA wrote a letter to the FAA last week saying that if a new policy outlined in Advisory Circular (AC) 90-100A is allowed to remain as it is currently wri
Phase One of a proposal by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to improve airspace capacity will require aircraft owners in the UK to upgrade to a Second
In a public debate Tuesday at the Washington Aero Club’s monthly luncheon, AOPA president Phil Boyer and ATA president and CEO James May agreed on many iss
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The final vote tally of 12-11 against the amendment means that the bill will move to the next step in the Senate with user fees attached.
At the culmination of two days of intense activity, the Senate purged from its new version of the FAA’s funding bill an amendment that would have stricken
The UK intends to push for carbon dioxide emission trading for aviation while it holds the office of presidency of the European Union for six months, begin
An FAA investigation of the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control (Tracon) determined that it is "more than adequately staffed for safe operations