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.

Feb 6, 2017 - 11:10 AM
NBAA says the exemption of international operations supports the need for a global approach to emissions policy.
Feb 6, 2017 - 10:47 AM
Passengers from seven countries on Trump’s list begin trickling into U.S.
Feb 2, 2017 - 1:23 PM
The presidential executive orders created some uncertainties over application to certain FAA safety regulations, such as Airworthiness Directives.
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Feb 2, 2017 - 3:54 AM
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?
Feb 1, 2017 - 12:03 PM
Senate Commerce chairman Thune said Chao has the bipartisan backing of the Senate.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:22 AM
The announcement caps a year-long process, under the FAA's new repair station certificiation protocols.
Jan 31, 2017 - 1:47 PM
Chao was approved by an overwhelming majority in the Senate.
Jan 31, 2017 - 11:47 AM
Cite failure of administration to properly coordinate and warn airlines of new policy
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
Jan 30, 2017 - 8:51 AM
TFR will establish gateway screening for departures at HOU, but all other GA aircraft are prohibited during TFR.