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 20, 2006 - 7:00 AM
The battle lines over FAA funding have been drawn, with general aviation on one side and the airlines on the other.
Sep 20, 2006 - 6:01 AM
— Congress returned from a 10-day break over St.
Sep 20, 2006 - 5:35 AM
Testifying before the House aviation subcommittee on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), FAA associate administrator for aviation safety Nick Sabatini called
Sep 19, 2006 - 2:18 PM
Judging from the size of the audience–about 200 people–many charter operators sent personnel to the NATA show to attend the first FAA operational control b
Sep 19, 2006 - 2:08 PM
During a year when non-airline aviation is expected to continue growing to record levels, a number of challenges face those whose service businesses propel
Sep 19, 2006 - 1:19 PM
Raytheon Aircraft last expected to receive full FAA certification of the super-midsize Hawker 4000 Horizon in February, nearly five years later than the or
Sep 19, 2006 - 10:41 AM
The single European sky legislation, with its provision for the creation by groups of states of cross-border functional airspace blocks within which multip
Sep 19, 2006 - 10:32 AM
With rare unanimity, aviation experts have agreed over the past few years on one thing: traffic will at least double, and perhaps even triple, by 2025.
Sep 19, 2006 - 6:35 AM
Manufacturers of Part 25 transport aircraft weighing more than 75,000 pounds, including business jet OEMs, will be required to develop operational limitati
Sep 19, 2006 - 4:37 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched an investigation into the accounting of certain maintenance costs by St.