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.

Dec 5, 2016 - 4:53 PM
Lawyer claims that, by definition, the pilot did not “operate” the aircraft.
Dec 5, 2016 - 11:56 AM
75-satellite network will be put into a diverse set of orbits to provide aircraft tracking over oceanic areas, polar regions and other remote places.
Dec 3, 2016 - 8:02 AM
Decision comes a day after EC charged U.S. with breach of Open Skies
Dec 2, 2016 - 3:33 PM
Airline received approval for new hangar project after launching route specifically for Port Authority boss
Dec 2, 2016 - 10:33 AM
Case of Norwegian Air International set for arbitration
Dec 2, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Operators full of praise for GCAA role as it gives the sector a high priority in UAE.
Nov 30, 2016 - 5:02 PM
Lawmakers are expected to consider a simple stopgap measure as they face a December 9 government funding deadline.
Nov 30, 2016 - 10:20 AM
Republican lawmakers call Chao well qualified for post.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Features include three large electronic displays, a four-axis autopilot, two touchscreen GTN 750s GPS navcoms and the Avidyne traffic advisory system.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:28 AM
Ruling applauded by both Airbus and Boeing