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.
New York’s state Senate last week passed legislation (S.3655) sponsored by Sen.
The FAA yesterday adopted a 2004 notice of proposed rulemaking amending airman medical standards so that a refusal to submit to a required drug or alcohol
The Government Accountability Office’s October 30 <link http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06973.pdf _blank - "report">report</link> “Observations on Potential
Within days of the Teterboro Challenger crash and weeks before the NTSB released recommendations as a result of its investigation into the accident, the FA
The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) has been ext
On November 23, as previously reported, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline
Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez last month was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison after pleading guilty last May to smuggling drugs into the
The DOT has moved to ease restrictions on access to U.S.
<br />A new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO 06014) has been published to emphasize that if pilots plan to take off with polished frost on the wings or