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 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
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:42 AM
All jet and transport-category airplanes with an mtow of 12,500 pounds or more for which application of a new type design is submitted on or after Jan.
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:37 AM
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) is expected to decide early next year whether it will forge ahead with plans to restrict the amount of time foreign-r
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:32 AM
The configuration of Los Angeles (LAX) Class B airspace is set to change on December 22 to ensure that STAR routes are contained within the protected airsp
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:18 AM
As opposition continued to mount against a plan to make the Washington, D.C., air defense identification zone (ADIZ) permanent, Transportation Secretary No
Oct 25, 2006 - 6:08 AM
The FAA’s proposal to modify St.
Oct 25, 2006 - 4:52 AM
Bizliner operators would be required to incorporate technology to meet reduced levels of flammability exposure in fuel tanks, under FAA proposed rulemaking
Oct 24, 2006 - 12:20 PM
The regulatory role of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) might expand into instrument and type ratings, as well as maintenance checks, foll
Oct 24, 2006 - 12:17 PM
Before leaving for the Thanksgiving holiday, Congress approved Fiscal Year 2006 funding for the FAA totaling approximately $13.8 billion, which is $276 mil
Oct 24, 2006 - 12:01 PM
Business aviation interests have been victorious in their battles over the years to prevent the creation of general aviation user fees to replace the curre