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.

Jan 9, 2007 - 5:11 AM
A number of changes to service charges proposed by Nav Canada will not go into effect as planned on March 1.
Jan 9, 2007 - 5:05 AM
The deadline has been extended to October next year for FBOs and others who operate fueling facilities and fueling trucks to meet new spill prevention, con
Jan 9, 2007 - 5:01 AM
Beginning March 1, aircraft purchasers, sellers and lenders in the U.S.
Jan 9, 2007 - 4:06 AM
In a speech today at the Wings Club in New York City, Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton unveiled a central strategy for business aviation’s co
Jan 8, 2007 - 12:20 PM
Nearly three months after the union representing air traffic controllers rejected the FAA’s request for federal mediation to help reach a labor agreement,
Jan 8, 2007 - 11:17 AM
Several leadership changes, including two U.S.
Jan 8, 2007 - 10:32 AM
Leaders of three general aviation organizations went on the offensive yesterday in response to an Air Transport Association plan that would place a tax (re
Jan 8, 2007 - 9:00 AM
Further icing accidents and incidents involving the Cessna Caravan, flight manual revisions that contain erroneous data and recent flight tests prompted th
Jan 8, 2007 - 8:52 AM
Eight aviation trade groups, including the National Air Transportation Association, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the Regional Airline
Jan 8, 2007 - 7:28 AM
The comment deadlines for a November 23 notice of proposed rulemaking to incorporate technology to reduce flammability exposure in transport aircraft fuel