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.

Jun 5, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Experts weigh in on private versus public funding and implementation.
Jun 3, 2014 - 3:40 PM
Offshore Long Island route became mandatory in 2012 but is scheduled to expire under a sunset provision on August 6.
Jun 3, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Would allow for 50 percent of costs for new investments in equipment and software to be written off in the first year.
Jun 3, 2014 - 4:20 AM
Honeywell surveyed AIN readers to find out how operators are preparing to meet new technical mandates.
Jun 3, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Currently, there appears to be no uniform airline adoption of automated tracking and alerting systems.
May 29, 2014 - 2:58 PM
Senate bill would restore tax incentives that expired last year, including accelerated depreciation on purchases of long-term capital assets.
May 29, 2014 - 2:40 PM
MoU builds on a partnership formed in 2011 between Embraer, Boeing and research foundation Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa of the State of São Paulo.
May 27, 2014 - 3:40 PM
House committee also voted to fund the transition from the current 100LL fuel to an unleaded avgas at $6 million.
May 27, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Except for Montana, which issued a letter, all have issued statewide proclamation through either the governor’s office or the state legislature.
May 22, 2014 - 10:38 AM
So far in FY2014, which started on October 1, the independent federal agency has authorized approximately $740 million.