Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA reauthorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Aug 7, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Commenters indicated a substantial interest in revising and restructuring the certification standards, prompting the FAA review.
Aug 6, 2014 - 5:15 AM
The Isle of Man continues to set the pace as an offshore registry for business aircraft, with a fluid array of advantages.
Aug 5, 2014 - 5:25 AM
Rules taking effect this year and beyond.
Aug 4, 2014 - 5:10 AM
Six years after the FAA revoked its operating certificate, charter provider Air Trek has bounced back.
Aug 3, 2014 - 1:20 AM
At the NATA Air Charter Summit, FAA regulators answered questions and gave a look ahead at some upcoming changes
Aug 2, 2014 - 4:45 AM
An eight-year legal case about corporate pilot age restrictions concludes in Texas.
Jul 22, 2014 - 3:15 PM
EASA said the move would harmonize its regulations with ICAO and other major foreign aviation authorities.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Capt. Rex Hardy, a decorated U.S. naval aviator and test pilot, created the publication in 1979.
Supersonic business aircraft such as this concept from Spike Aerospace could  be carrying passengers on transoceanic routes within six to eight years.
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:10 AM
Bringing a new multi-Mach bizjet to market will require innovative design and deep pockets.