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.

September 13, 2017, 11:12 AM

Bombardier Applauds UK Intervention in Boeing Subsidy Dispute

Canadian company prepares for possibility of defending itself during penalty phase of complaint process

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Aug 27, 2007 - 10:47 AM
The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) has dismissed all of natca’s charges of unfair labor practices related to the negotiation and implementation o
Aug 27, 2007 - 10:41 AM
The head of the 14,000-member air traffic controllers union said last month that the FAA is trumpeting the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextG
Aug 23, 2007 - 10:49 AM
In an unusual display of harmony, leaders of 18 aviation associations signed a letter to President Bush asking that he appoint a new FAA Administrator to t
Aug 22, 2007 - 10:34 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced yesterday that FAA Administrator Marion Blakey will become the trade group’s president and CEO when sh
Aug 22, 2007 - 6:54 AM
Each year the Bush Administration tries to slash funding for the Essential Air Service (EAS) program, and each year it fails, thanks in no small part to ad
Aug 16, 2007 - 11:59 AM
As part of what they called their duty to the American people, Congressional democrats were able to pass S.1, the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act
Aug 9, 2007 - 11:10 AM
The FAA yesterday released a final rule governing certification of transport-category (Part 25) airplanes for operation in icing conditions, effective Octo
Aug 2, 2007 - 12:08 PM
The FAA recently issued Advisory Circular (AC) <link http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAdvisoryCircular.nsf/0/eb15b0c685650a048625732100
Aug 2, 2007 - 12:06 PM
The House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees appropriations in the lower chamber, heard from a number of players in the user-fee debate yesterday, br
Jul 31, 2007 - 12:26 PM
As a result of a number of accidents in which the pilots omitted information or lied about substance and/or alcohol dependence during medical evaluations,