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.

Apr 17, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Audit objectives will be to assess FAA’s processes for granting waivers, and its risk-based oversight of UAS operators with waivers.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
New regulations that will facilitate the transfer of airspace from military to civilian control are anticipated by year-end.
Apr 12, 2017 - 10:00 PM
With several customers in the region, the P4 registry is making its first trip to ABACE.
Apr 11, 2017 - 5:22 AM
Overall European air traffic is expected to increase by 14 percent between 2016 and 2023, according to Eurocontrol.
Apr 11, 2017 - 3:59 AM
Nearly 3,000 non-primary airports in the U.S. used only a quarter of the $442 million in Non-Primary Entitlement (NPE) grant funds available to them.
Three men holding certificate
Apr 11, 2017 - 1:42 AM
Guernsey can now award AOCs for commercial air transport operations.
Hong Kong Macau heliport
Apr 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Asian Business Aviation Association starts to make its mark and has shown that it can get things done to help the interests of business aviation.
Apr 6, 2017 - 10:53 AM
The proposal would apply to turbine aircraft weighing more than 4,960 lbs.
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:29 PM
Recommendations address U.S and UK bans of devices such as laptops in passenger cabins
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The EASA rule is timed to take effect as the U.S. FAA Part 23 rewrite is set to take effect.