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.

Nov 15, 2006 - 11:47 AM
On November 23, as previously reported, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:40 AM
Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez last month was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison after pleading guilty last May to smuggling drugs into the
Nov 15, 2006 - 11:30 AM
The DOT has moved to ease restrictions on access to U.S.
Nov 15, 2006 - 9:15 AM
<br />A new FAA Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO 06014) has been published to emphasize that if pilots plan to take off with polished frost on the wings or
Nov 15, 2006 - 8:41 AM
The U.S.
Nov 15, 2006 - 8:35 AM
Procedures have been proposed for reimbursing FBOs and other providers of general aviation ground-support services at five airports in the Washington, D.C.
Nov 15, 2006 - 8:26 AM
A night curfew between 11 p.m.
Nov 15, 2006 - 8:17 AM
The FAA clarified a new policy to mail paper Airworthiness Directives applicable to engines only to owners and operators who have “registered” their engine
Nov 15, 2006 - 6:44 AM
Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation <link
Nov 15, 2006 - 6:31 AM
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey yesterday established a forum of airline, labor and medical experts to recommend whether the U.S.