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 - 4:51 AM
The Senate passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act (the “Highway Bill”) on May 17, which authorizes surface transportation spending through F
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:31 AM
– The Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration finally surrendered to Congressional pressure and offered a plan to op
Oct 10, 2006 - 9:27 AM
Oct 10, 2006 - 8:03 AM
 • Incentives/disincentives in rental rates.
Oct 10, 2006 - 7:57 AM
The Los Angeles World Airport Authority (LAWA) recently awarded a $6.5 million, three- to five-year contract to Harris Miller Miller and Hanson (HMMH) of B
Oct 10, 2006 - 6:03 AM
• When Congress returned from its summer sojourn, lawmakers had 15 workdays scheduled for September.
Oct 10, 2006 - 4:50 AM
With the election season revving into high gear, companies that are considering carrying candidates for state or federal political office should be aware t
Oct 9, 2006 - 10:09 AM
FAA regulations that would impose numerous new requirements on air-tour operators are one step closer to publication.
Oct 9, 2006 - 9:58 AM
The FAA is requesting public comments on the usefulness of airport advisory services now available at 20 airports in the continental U.S.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:29 AM