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.

Dec 6, 2006 - 11:26 AM
At the AOPA Convention in Palm Springs, Calif., last month, the specter of user fees cast its long shadow over operators and potential operators of the new
Dec 6, 2006 - 10:26 AM
The FAA has determined that the minimum random drug and alcohol testing percentage rates for next year will remain at 25 percent of safety-sensitive employ
Dec 6, 2006 - 9:45 AM
The FAA has adopted its four-year-old proposed rule to revise simulator and flight training device (FTD) requirements and consolidate them into a new FAR P
Dec 6, 2006 - 9:22 AM
The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) closes Decem
Dec 5, 2006 - 11:14 AM
The DOT Inspector General office has given an unqualified, or “clean,” opinion of the financial statements of the NTSB following an outside private audit f
Dec 5, 2006 - 7:17 AM
Manufacturers should be required to determine if engine restart capability exists after high-power, high-altitude flameouts, according to the NTSB.
Nov 30, 2006 - 8:13 AM
The French chapter of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA France) is preparing for a restructuring under the leadership of its new president,
Nov 30, 2006 - 4:44 AM
Aviareto, which manages a new global electronic database identifying parties with a financial interest in civil aircraft, has made its system more user-fri
Nov 29, 2006 - 10:52 AM
After a lower court rejected its lawsuit against Euralair S.A.