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.

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:06 AM
Draft document outlines means for operators to obtain initial operational RVSM authorization or amend an existing operational authorization.
Oct 15, 2015 - 10:53 AM
The practice of imposing airspace restrictions for major security events will only get worse during the election season.
Oct 15, 2015 - 10:04 AM
Delegates at the annual gathering of Europe’s regional airlines heard that airlines need to work together to lessen regulatory and other costs.
Oct 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Agency chief Ky laments lack of common legislation in Europe
Oct 13, 2015 - 4:23 PM
U.S. government is now permitting export of aircraft parts, and aircraft are now permitted for seven-day stay.
Oct 13, 2015 - 11:12 AM
More than 200 organizations wrote lawmakers to renew tax measures as Congress leaves little time to act.
Oct 13, 2015 - 10:37 AM
Confirms warhead from Buk missile system brought down Malaysia 777
Oct 13, 2015 - 9:45 AM
TSA continues to work with agency leadership and other agencies on the elimination of the ASO requirements for flights into DCA.
Oct 12, 2015 - 9:56 AM
Lawmakers turned to same procedure that was used to secure House vote on general aviation product liability more than 20 years ago.
Oct 8, 2015 - 11:06 AM
London-based BBA Aviation will limit ownership of the Landmark charter and aircraft management business to a non-controlling stake to satisfy U.S. regs.