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.
Thousands of seat-belt buckles and attachments installed in airliners and corporate jets are the subject of two separate recommendations.
Revisions to the service difficulty reporting (SDR) requirements in FAR Parts 121, 135 and 145 (air carriers and repair stations) set to have gone into eff
Interested parties will have more time to comment on the FAA’s proposal to require all air-tour operators to be certified under air carrier regulations.
Some international business jet flights bound for three New York-area satellite airports were diverted to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to cle
Proposed amendments were adopted to clarify the FAA’s anti-drug and alcohol-misuse regulations pertaining to testing requirements; reasonable cause for tes
A jury found Parker Hannifin negligent in the Oct.
Airservices Australia wants to impose licensing fees to provide data for aeronautical information publications, including Jeppesen charts.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has launched a campaign to extend the accelerated-depreciation schedule on new capital equipment–including b
The 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Bill passed by the Senate last month failed to include funding for general aviation relief authorized by Vision 100–The Cen
A May 11 trial date has been set for the start of a lawsuit in which four former Flight Options pilots allege they were fired because of their union-organi