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.
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On Tuesday, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey testified before the Senate subcommittee on aviation about the financial health of the agency, specifically the
The FAA is scheduled tomorrow to issue a notice that compliance with revised drug and alcohol testing requirements for air carriers has been delayed to Oct
Monday is the deadline for comments on a Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking proposal to require more detailed reporting of top executive compens
The National Association of State Aviation Officials is asking Congress to “say no” to the FAA’s 2007 budget proposals.
Testifying recently before the House aviation subcommittee on unmanned aircraft (UA), FAA associate administrator for aviation safety Nicholas Sabatini out
The FAA has issued Notice N8000.345, rescinding Notice N8700.46 and providing updated guidance for obtaining Letters of Deviation Authority (LODA), applica
While the FAA did rescind Notice N8000.336 regarding addition of airplanes to Part 135 certificates, on December 18 it reissued the notice in a new form wi
Industry groups, including NBAA, were working with the FAA late last year to get it to ease requirements on two issues that carried a January deadline.
Release of a new air-taxi operations specification (OpSpec A008) to replace interim Notice 8400.83, published last June, has been delayed again–from the en