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.
Watch for the NTSB soon to release recommendations intended to improve the safety of EMS helicopter operations.
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
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
The UK intends to push for emissions trading for aviation when it heads the European Union for six months, beginning July 1.
The FAA revoked the pilot certificate of Hayden Sheaffer, pilot-in-command of the Cessna 150 that violated the Washington, D.C.
The Senate passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act (the “Highway Bill”) on May 17, which authorizes surface transportation spending through F
– The Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration finally surrendered to Congressional pressure and offered a plan to op
• Incentives/disincentives in rental rates.