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 10, 2006 - 7:57 AM
The Los Angeles World Airport Authority (LAWA) recently awarded a $6.5 million, three- to five-year contract to Harris Miller Miller and Hanson (HMMH) of B
Oct 10, 2006 - 6:03 AM
• When Congress returned from its summer sojourn, lawmakers had 15 workdays scheduled for September.
Oct 10, 2006 - 4:50 AM
With the election season revving into high gear, companies that are considering carrying candidates for state or federal political office should be aware t
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:09 AM
FAA regulations that would impose numerous new requirements on air-tour operators are one step closer to publication.
Oct 9, 2006 - 9:58 AM
The FAA is requesting public comments on the usefulness of airport advisory services now available at 20 airports in the continental U.S.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:29 AM
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Oct 9, 2006 - 7:23 AM
A group of current and former airline pilots rallied on Capitol Hill in late May to protest the 45-year-old FAA regulation that forces Part 121 pilots to l
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:21 AM
New York’s state Senate passed a bill making it a crime to fly an aircraft with a blood alcohol content of .04 or above, similar to laws covering drunk dri
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:16 AM
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Oct 9, 2006 - 6:54 AM
The FAA last month issued a proposed order to extend through at least next September the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including