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.

Sep 17, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Survey respondents gave the FAA high marks for its operation of the ATC system and mostly opposed separating functions from the agency.
Sep 16, 2015 - 11:06 AM
Forecast says India's business aircraft fleet will be the third-largest by 2020, but infrastructure, regulations and tax difficulties remain as blocks.
Sep 14, 2015 - 9:57 AM
The partnership comes as NATA has made a push to expand its Professional Line Service Training program.
King Air N48W
Sep 14, 2015 - 8:51 AM
Discovery that all seven passengers on the airplane were in the U.S. illegally was made during an immigration inspection just before it was to depart.
Sep 14, 2015 - 8:37 AM
The GAO investigated GA liability insurance requirements at behest of lawmakers, who questioned feasibility of imposing federal requirements.
Sep 9, 2015 - 10:03 AM
The report found that separating air navigation and safety/regulatory functions has not affected safety.
Sep 8, 2015 - 11:19 AM
FAA reauthorization, DOT appropriations headed for short-term extensions with only about a dozen legislative days left in September.
Sep 3, 2015 - 11:47 AM
NATA fears proposal would harm aviation businesses and deter promotions.
FlightSafety Upset Recovery Training in Sim
Sep 3, 2015 - 10:31 AM
The main focus of the new training standards is for those who intend to pursue a career as an airline transport-rated pilot.
Sep 1, 2015 - 9:25 AM
Regulatory deadlines approaching in the coming months