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 - 5:41 AM
The FAA’s announcement last month that its GPS wide area augmentation system (WAAS) will support ILS-like 200-foot Category I approaches marks the agency’s
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:06 AM
FAA financing and the prospect of user fees to help pay for modernization of the ATC system is the primary issue facing general aviation in the coming year
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:01 AM
Eleven years after the October 1994 crash of American Eagle Flight 4184 in Roselawn, Ind., the FAA proposed a revision to Part 25 certification regulations
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:14 PM
Europe’s EC2320 requirement for full passenger and crew security screening could be extended to aircraft weighing as little as 2.7 tons (5,952 pounds), acc
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:07 PM
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is conducting a strategic review of business and general aviation and how these industries should be regulated.
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:05 PM
The UK government is leading a campaign to delay the transfer of additional regulatory responsibilities to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) until
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Sep 20, 2006 - 11:54 AM
German executive charter firm Triple Alpha Luftfahrt has added a sixth Cessna CitationJet to its fleet.
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Sep 20, 2006 - 11:14 AM
The Bush Administration rolled out its FY2007 budget plan early last month, calling for $13.75 billion for the FAA–down from the $14.31 billion for this fi
Sep 20, 2006 - 11:03 AM
The practice of cabotage has its origins in early Portuguese history, in a time when Spanish ships sailing between northern and southern Spain would stop a
Sep 20, 2006 - 11:00 AM
For hundreds and maybe thousands of years, countries have sought to protect the transport trade within their borders from what they perceive as unfair comp