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.

Jan 29, 2007 - 11:07 AM
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Jan 29, 2007 - 11:00 AM
H.R.2115, the House of Representatives’ “Vision 100–Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act,” was combined with S.842, the Senate’s “Aviation and Investmen
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:59 AM
New interim final rules on a controversial aging-aircraft-inspection program for multi-engine airliners operating under Parts 121, 129 and 135 took effect
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:57 AM
The FAA determined that the minimum percentage rate for substance-abuse testing this year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for rando
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:56 AM
January 13 is the closing date for comments on the FAA’s proposal to establish rules covering extended twin-engine operations (ETOPS) applicable to Part 12
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:32 AM
Whether pilots notice any difference remains open to debate, but anyone cruising in the upper flight levels over North America should at least be aware tha
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:25 AM
For the first time since 1975, the number of safety recommendations classified as “open” has dipped below 1,000, the NTSB said last month.
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:06 AM
With passage of the National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be required to check the names of poten
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:03 AM
Having missed the October 1 deadline for funding nine of the 13 government agencies that had been neglected, a lame-duck Congress made up for that lack of
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:01 AM
As anticipated, there have been numerous changes in the makeup of President Bush’s cabinet.