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.

Jun 6, 2016 - 11:07 AM
New standards are contained in a recently updated guidance document intended for EASA ramp inspectors.
Jun 3, 2016 - 12:25 PM
Investigators have found a fatigue failure in the main gearbox of the H225 (EC225 LP) that crashed near Bergen, Norway, in April.
Jun 2, 2016 - 10:27 AM
Lacking type certification and then even his pilot's license didn't deter a California man from flying passengers in a Falcon 10, authorities allege.
May 31, 2016 - 10:20 AM
Proposed noise-compatibility program for the Southern California airport is scheduled to be approved or disapproved by the FAA on or before November 7.
May 31, 2016 - 7:52 AM
The Department of Labor is doubling the threshold for exempt employees.
May 31, 2016 - 7:24 AM
The agency's proposed policy guidance is raising fears that the requirements could end development of inlet barrier filters in the aftermarket.
May 26, 2016 - 10:40 AM
The Senators warned that the House ATC proposal would not gain consensus in the Senate at the time.
May 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Company is the first in the Isle of Man to gain AEO status.
May 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM
ICAO has begun discussions on market-based measures.
China general aviation airports
May 25, 2016 - 8:50 AM
Big changes to China’s general aviation infrastructure and policies are ahead after recent policy initiatives announced by the Chinese State Council.