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.

Nov 13, 2006 - 8:18 AM
Controversial FAA regulations that would impose numerous new requirements on air-tour operators are one step closer to publication.
Nov 13, 2006 - 6:23 AM
Transport Canada has proposed a regulatory amendment requiring installation of TCAS-I and TCAS-II, in line with current FAA rules.
Nov 13, 2006 - 6:07 AM
Seven months after the International Registry of Mobile Assets (IRMA) became effective, the controversial Web-based registry–known colloquially as the Cape
Nov 13, 2006 - 6:04 AM
September 18 is the comment deadline for two separate notices of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
Nov 10, 2006 - 6:13 AM
The proposed procedure for reimbursing FBOs and other providers of general aviation ground-support services at five airports in the Washington, D.C.
Nov 10, 2006 - 6:09 AM
The Airbus A380 Wake Vortex Steering Group recently issued new recommendations for A380 wake turbulence spacing.
Nov 9, 2006 - 8:35 AM
• Congress closed up shop on September 29, and November 13 was set as the date for what might be a lame-duck Congress to reconvene.
Nov 8, 2006 - 8:04 AM
British authorities are expected to decide by mid-February how and when to apply new operating rules to business aircraft registered in the UK’s overseas t
Nov 7, 2006 - 5:13 AM
European charter operators are expressing increasing frustration about what they have come to regard as anti-competitive restrictions on their ability to f
Nov 7, 2006 - 4:50 AM
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Transportation Department Inspector General are questioning whether the FAA’s safety inspectors and air