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.

May 31, 2007 - 12:21 PM
As baseball player Yogi Berra supposedly said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”<br />The three US Airways pilots who filed a lawsuit in the U.S.
May 31, 2007 - 11:12 AM
A new advertisement sponsored by the Air Transport Association (ATA) and targeted at airline passengers on the CNN Airport Network has NBAA and the Allianc
May 31, 2007 - 10:09 AM
The FAA last month released Airworthiness Directive 2007-10-15, which requires that operators of all 765 U.S.-registered Cessna Caravans install low-airspe
May 31, 2007 - 4:58 AM
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey said last month in a speech to an emissions colloquium at ICAO in Quebec that “aircraft greenhouse-gas emissions might beco
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May 30, 2007 - 10:13 AM
Despite heavy lobbying by general aviation groups, a promising effort to have the concept of user fees for ATC services stricken from the Senate’s version
May 29, 2007 - 12:34 PM
AOPA wrote a letter to the FAA last week saying that if a new policy outlined in Advisory Circular (AC) 90-100A is allowed to remain as it is currently wri
May 29, 2007 - 12:32 PM
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May 24, 2007 - 11:06 AM
Phase One of a proposal by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to improve airspace capacity will require aircraft owners in the UK to upgrade to a Second
May 24, 2007 - 11:02 AM
In a public debate Tuesday at the Washington Aero Club’s monthly luncheon, AOPA president Phil Boyer and ATA president and CEO James May agreed on many iss
May 17, 2007 - 11:09 AM
FAA <link http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20071800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2007/E7-9398.htm _blank>Airworthiness Directive 2007-10-15</link>, e