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.

Sep 21, 2006 - 11:50 AM
Sep 21, 2006 - 11:42 AM
Though active only in evening and night hours, they will be in effect through December 31 and are likely to be renewed.
Sep 21, 2006 - 11:32 AM
The 90-day performance tolerance standard assessment was prompted by a review at New York Tracon conducted last year that revealed some small operational-e
Sep 21, 2006 - 11:30 AM
Transportation Department Inspector General Kenneth Mead, a tireless ally of disgruntled airline passengers and often a thorn in the side of the nation’s a
Sep 21, 2006 - 11:29 AM
The effort began in May last year with the formation of a collaborative decision-making workgroup.
Sep 21, 2006 - 11:23 AM
Have you ever heard the comments about Washington, D.C., being a merry-go-round or the suggestion that reality stops at the Beltway? There’s a host of such
Sep 21, 2006 - 10:01 AM
The cost of having a business aircraft worked on by a certified repair station that also works on airline aircraft may go up as a result of new FAA drug an
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:19 AM
Some flight departments employ independent contractors as a way to keep their costs in check.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:01 AM
First revealed publicly by <b>AIN</b> (December, page 20), but still not reported in other aviation media, the aerospace industry’s hitherto secret Project
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:58 AM
FAA Air Traffic Organization (ATO) officials early last month briefed government and industry representatives on the cost-benefit analysis of nationwide AD