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.

Jan 23, 2007 - 11:05 AM
Confusion over French visa requirements for U.S.
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:08 AM
The UK’s National Air Traffic Services (NATS) has introduced a permanent 250-knot speed restriction for standard instrument departures (SIDs) from London’s
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:04 AM
Beginning today, all U.S.
Jan 23, 2007 - 10:02 AM
Confusion about French visa requirements for U.S.
Jan 19, 2007 - 11:02 AM
Last year the FAA said it would delay until this January its plan to limit “priority service” for aircraft registration in connection with international fl
Jan 19, 2007 - 11:00 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released a revised Twelve-Five Standard Security Program (TFSSP), effective March 12.
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:52 AM
The FAA extended by 24 months–to Sept.
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:35 AM
While the FAA did rescind Notice N8000.336 regarding addition of airplanes to Part 135 certificates, late last year it reissued the policy in a new notice,
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The final report of the FAA/industry rulemaking age-60 committee is now posted on the agency’s Web site.
Jan 19, 2007 - 10:22 AM
The FAA last month issued a final rule on ETOPS (extended-range twin-engine operational performance standards) that allows operators of commercial aircraft