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.

Nov 16, 2006 - 10:55 AM
New York’s state Senate last week passed legislation (S.3655) sponsored by Sen.
Nov 16, 2006 - 10:37 AM
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
Nov 16, 2006 - 4:41 AM
The Government Accountability Office’s October 30 <link http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06973.pdf _blank - "report">report</link> “Observations on Potential
Nov 16, 2006 - 4:28 AM
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
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:48 AM
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
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:47 AM
On November 23, as previously reported, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:40 AM
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
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:30 AM
The DOT has moved to ease restrictions on access to U.S.
Nov 15, 2006 - 9:15 AM
<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
Nov 15, 2006 - 8:41 AM
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