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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Apr 30, 2007 - 6:29 AM
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called for a hearing later this spring on falsified medical certificates after th
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:55 AM
New air traffic management plans are one means by which nations can reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:53 AM
Europe’s primary weapon against global warming is the Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), a program rooted in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:52 AM
In an unusual policy step, the FAA sought comments last month on a draft letter of interpretation regarding the meaning of the term “known icing conditions
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Comments are due June 11 on a proposal from the FAA to increase the duration of first-class and third-class medicals for airmen under the age of 40.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:37 AM
Business aircraft manufacturers and operators had better tackle their environmental image sooner rather than later.
Apr 27, 2007 - 8:48 AM
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey continued her pitch for a new revenue stream for her agency during a speech at the U.S.
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Apr 27, 2007 - 7:51 AM
Like two punch-drunk prizefighters locked in a clinch, general aviation and the airlines continue to rain body blows on each other over the pending FAA rea
Apr 26, 2007 - 10:35 AM
A recently posted FAA Fact Sheet aimed at curbing the alleged myths about the agency’s funding proposal has been strongly criticized by a coalition of gene
Apr 26, 2007 - 10:34 AM
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen said this morning at a regional forum in White Plains, N.Y., that the airlines are being given a “sweetheart deal” and the