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.

Sep 28, 2006 - 4:18 AM
Before leaving for the Thanksgiving break, the Senate passed a bill with tax credits to encourage innovation in aerospace and defense research and developm
Sep 27, 2006 - 12:16 PM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) called the FAA’s imposition of new work rules over the Labor Day weekend “a brazen, arrogant tramp
Sep 27, 2006 - 12:00 PM
Many local residents who successfully opposed TAG Aviation’s application to increase the number of weekend and holiday movements at the UK’s Farnborough Ai
Sep 27, 2006 - 11:12 AM
Before leaving for the Thanksgiving break, the Senate passed a bill with tax credits to encourage innovation in aerospace and defense research and developm
Sep 26, 2006 - 2:25 PM
With nearly 20,000 comments received on the proposal to make the Washington, D.C., air defense identification zone (ADIZ) permanent, the FAA will hold two
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:39 PM
After 12 months of consultation with all segments of its domestic and overseas customer base, Nav Canada–Canada’s privatized air navigation service provide
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:16 PM
The Senate at press time was considering a bill that imposes a $250,000 fine and a possible prison term of up to five years for people who point lasers at
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:08 PM
Repair stations would be required to establish a quality-rating program under a notice of proposed rulemaking the FAA expects to publish next month.
Sep 26, 2006 - 11:57 AM
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in October will remove its non-U.S.
Sep 26, 2006 - 11:40 AM
A proposed noise-compatibility program for Southwest Florida Airport in Fort Myers is under review by the FAA.