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.
Before leaving for Congress’s December break the Senate approved a $39.7 billion, five-year deficit reduction bill by a vote of 51 to 50.
The enactment of the FY2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill will restore planned cuts in the FAA’s aircraft cer
In a state-of-the-industry press release last month, the Air Transport Association (ATA) again called for a change in the way the FAA does business.
NASA is restructuring its aeronautics research programs, including fundamental aeronautics, airspace systems, aviation safety and aeronautics testing.
At this point, to review MCL submissions, the TSA is using the CBP Advance Passenger Information Systems (APIS) which commercial carriers use to submit pas
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules addressing fuel spill prevention in the form of proposed amendments to the EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control
After several years of discussion and consultation, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will soon present new operating standards to helic
Enstrom has received South Korean certification for its full product line and added the 480B to its Brazilian ticket.
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On December 28, the European Space Agency launched the first test satellite of its future Galileo navigation system.
Faced with the likelihood of the number of flights in Europe doubling to 17 million by 2020, the European Commission launched the ambitious Single European