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 31, 2006 - 10:46 AM
Nav Canada, the company that runs Canada’s ATC system, reports that because of favorable financial results in its most recent quarter and the preliminary o
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:39 AM
Flight crews and their passengers will be affected by a proposal from the Departments of State and Homeland Security to require a U.S.
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:07 AM
What is the role of an aircraft charter broker, do current regulations support this role and who has operational control on brokered flights? The FAA and D
Oct 31, 2006 - 10:06 AM
<b>AIN</b> has confirmed that Franklin Rodriguez, the U.S.
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:54 AM
In response to an FAA proposal to eliminate 479 “redundant” NDB approaches as a cost-saving measure, AOPA has given the agency a list of 57 NDB approaches
Oct 31, 2006 - 9:36 AM
The nation’s major airlines have declared war on business aviation and, as the weapon to win that war, they intend to push for ATC user fees to be levied u
Oct 31, 2006 - 4:45 AM
• In view of the enormous funds allocated for hurricane relief ($62 billion to date with more to come) and a mounting budget deficit, President Bush and le
Oct 30, 2006 - 9:05 AM
Nearly six years after the creation of a civilian-run aviation agency was first proposed, the Brazilian Senate has approved a new civil aviation authority,
Oct 30, 2006 - 7:44 AM
The European Commission (EC) is moving quickly to extend the responsibilities of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to cover pilot licensing, aircr
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:53 AM
Co-opetition–it’s the hottest new Washington buzzword, meaning that you cooperate with your competitors to ensure you’re not left out when the FAA awards t