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.

Feb 8, 2007 - 4:17 AM
The New York Aviation Management Association and the Long Island Business Aviation Association, with support from NBAA, were instrumental in having legisla
Feb 6, 2007 - 10:54 AM
As the maintenance paperwork trail on the Lockheed JetStar has wound its way from the Atlanta manufacturer to the FAA’s Transport Aircraft Certification br
Feb 6, 2007 - 10:51 AM
The Bush Administration is requesting $14.1 billion to run the FAA in Fiscal Year 2008 (beginning October 1), with general aviation–and in particular busin
Feb 5, 2007 - 8:04 AM
An Italian military tribunal has thrown out cowardice charges against four pilots who refused to fly in Iraq because of the poor state of their helicopters
Feb 2, 2007 - 10:06 AM
International operators arriving at Teterboro Airport (TEB), N.J., are urged to choose the customs clearance facility closest to their final ground destina
Feb 2, 2007 - 9:44 AM
The FAA and the state of Connecticut were willing to pay 97 percent of the $4.5 million price tag to have trees removed from around Danbury Municipal Airpo
Feb 2, 2007 - 9:13 AM
While Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta has promised that the government will not stand in the way of innovative aviation ideas, at a January meeting
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:54 AM
Brazil’s business aviation association has a lot more to celebrate this year than it did 12 months ago, with growing demand for aircraft and solid financia
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:42 AM
Nearly six years after the creation of a civilian-run aviation agency was first proposed, Brazil’s civil aviation authority, Agência Nacional de Aviação Ci
Feb 2, 2007 - 5:01 AM
Ten days before the January 20 Presidential inauguration, the FAA issued a six-page national security flight advisory describing airspace restrictions surr