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.
A new poll found that 62 percent of respondents oppose ATC privatization.
President Donald Trump criticized the FAA's NextGen modernization effort and suggested the agency would be better run by a pilot.
Rule allows pilots of airplanes with enhanced flight vision systems to fly certain IFR approaches all the way to landing “in lieu of natural vision”
The Battle for ATC privatization is expected to resume according to NBAA head Ed Bolen.
Canadian government follows up on C$1 billion Quebec loan commitment with C$372.5 for C Series, Global 7000
CEOs of Hawaiian Airlines, FedEx Express, JetBlue and Atlas Air Urge Transportation and State Department heads to reject efforts to curb Open Skies
FET being imposed on management fees would amount to double-taxation on aircraft owners, according to NATA.
After two decades, Europe will allow commercial operators of single-engine turbine aircraft to fly in IMC, a decision expected to expand the business.
FAA said it has work to ensure "no ADs are currently being held."
The country is also a ripe replacement business aircraft market, as about 80 percent of the 170 Argentina-registered business jets are 10 years or older.