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 11, 2006 - 7:10 AM
Watch for the NTSB soon to release recommendations intended to improve the safety of EMS helicopter operations.
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:42 AM
The libertarian Reason Foundation, which has been promoting  privatization for more than 25 years, has published a new study calling for a user-fee sy
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:38 AM
Calls to institute user fees to help pay for FAA expenditures in the future continue to generate little support in Congress, as evidenced by a hearing befo
Oct 11, 2006 - 5:22 AM
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Oct 11, 2006 - 4:55 AM
The UK intends to push for emissions trading for aviation when it heads the European Union for six months, beginning July 1.
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:54 AM
The FAA revoked the pilot certificate of Hayden Sheaffer, pilot-in-command of the Cessna 150 that violated the Washington, D.C.
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:51 AM
The Senate passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act (the “Highway Bill”) on May 17, which authorizes surface transportation spending through F
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:31 AM
– The Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration finally surrendered to Congressional pressure and offered a plan to op
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:27 AM
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Oct 10, 2006 - 8:03 AM
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