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 9, 2006 - 6:23 AM
Owners, operators and manufacturers of aircraft registered in any of the UK’s overseas territories have been advised to get familiar with a comprehensive s
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:15 AM
Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 regulations regarding aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation.
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:52 AM
At press time, the Internal Revenue Service had yet to officially publish IRS Notice 2005-45, Deductions for Entertainment Use of Business Aircraft.
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:27 AM
Salt Lake City helicopter pilot Jeremy Johnson, 29, was cleared of all alleged FAR infractions in connection with his Santa Clara River flood rescue flight
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:11 AM
The Quebec government will provide Montreal-based Pratt & Whitney Canada $250 million in “reimbursable support” for research and development over the n
Oct 9, 2006 - 4:26 AM
A proposed AD would require the installation of de-icing boots on the landing-gear struts and cargo pods, as well as  other changes to deicing equipme
Oct 9, 2006 - 4:24 AM
According to a DOT report last month on significant rulemakings, the FAA is not expected to complete until January its work on a November 2003 proposal to
Oct 9, 2006 - 4:22 AM
Cingular, the largest wireless service provider in the U.S., has asked the FAA to maintain its ban on cellphone use aboard aircraft in flight.
Oct 5, 2006 - 11:08 AM
The FAA has rejected all four proposals the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) made to limit traffic at Teterboro Airport (TEB).
Oct 5, 2006 - 11:04 AM
• The House of Representatives approved appropriations for Fiscal Year 2006 for the Department of Transportation.