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 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
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:23 AM
A group of current and former airline pilots rallied on Capitol Hill in late May to protest the 45-year-old FAA regulation that forces Part 121 pilots to l
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:21 AM
New York’s state Senate passed a bill making it a crime to fly an aircraft with a blood alcohol content of .04 or above, similar to laws covering drunk dri
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:16 AM
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:54 AM
The FAA last month issued a proposed order to extend through at least next September the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:34 AM
The saga surrounding European approval for commercial operation of single-engine aircraft in IMC (SEIMC) continues.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:34 AM
Part 135 operations are the subject of FAA Notice 8400.83 focusing on clarifying the responsibility for operational control during air-taxi operations and
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:33 AM
The City of Chicago settled an FAA enforcement action that arose after it bulldozed Meigs Field’s runway on March 30, 2003.