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.

July 12, 2017, 4:53 PM

American Airlines To End Codeshares with Qatar, Etihad

Moves stem from what U.S. carrier calls continued breaches of Open Skies pacts

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Jun 5, 2017 - 5:06 PM
Qatar Airways and several local Gulf carriers cancelled flights in the wake of a Saudi-led, politically-motivated airspace closure.
President Donald Trump
Jun 5, 2017 - 3:57 PM
In a White House event, the President painted a bleak picture of the state of the U.S. air traffic control system the FAA manages.
Jun 5, 2017 - 10:47 AM
ICAO adoption of the new phraseology signaled international acceptance of “climb/descend via” clearances that the FAA implemented in 2014.
Jun 1, 2017 - 11:01 AM
WBAA's 11th annual standdown drew about 100 attendees and 10 exhibitors to NTSB's Ashburn, Virginia, training center
May 30, 2017 - 7:00 AM
Looming shortage forces authorities to act
May 24, 2017 - 5:06 AM
NATA president Martin Hiller called the White House plan for cutting FAA's budget a self-fulfilling prophecy for the argument for independent ATC.
May 23, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Cyrrus Cayman completed the month-long audit after the company’s Luanda facilities, team, and operational standards were reviewed for one year.
May 23, 2017 - 10:28 AM
Officials from both organizations will collaborate during a series of meetings to create solutions for issues in the business aviation industry.
May 22, 2017 - 4:23 PM
Switzerland-based AeroEx offers a wide variety of regulatory compliance assistance products.
May 22, 2017 - 4:00 PM
The Baltic Air Charter Association says it stands ready to support its record membership where they are affected by UK leaving the EU.