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 11, 2006 - 12:16 PM
Scheduled to start November 1, GA IFR slot reservation requirements will be reinstated for at least six months at O’Hare International Airport as part of t
Oct 11, 2006 - 12:04 PM
NBAA and NATA are collaborating on a series of white papers to clarify use of Part 91 aircraft by Part 135 aircraft charter management companies.<br /> <b
Oct 11, 2006 - 10:53 AM
Ever since the FAA issued its final rule on “Regulation of Fractional Aircraft Ownership Programs and On-demand Operations” known as Part 91, Subpart K [wh
Oct 11, 2006 - 7:49 AM
The comment period on the FAA’s proposed upgrades to cockpit voice and flight data recorders has been extended to June 28, the result of a request by the A
Oct 11, 2006 - 7:10 AM
Watch for the NTSB soon to release recommendations intended to improve the safety of EMS helicopter operations.
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:42 AM
The libertarian Reason Foundation, which has been promoting&nbsp; privatization for more than 25 years, has published a new study calling for a user-fee sy
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:38 AM
Calls to institute user fees to help pay for FAA expenditures in the future continue to generate little support in Congress, as evidenced by a hearing befo
Oct 11, 2006 - 5:22 AM
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:55 AM
The UK intends to push for emissions trading for aviation when it heads the European Union for six months, beginning July 1.
Oct 11, 2006 - 4:54 AM
The FAA revoked the pilot certificate of Hayden Sheaffer, pilot-in-command of the Cessna 150 that violated the Washington, D.C.