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.

Jul 14, 2015 - 9:14 AM
Approach will simplify the process of making standard changes and repairs to a “broad swath” of general aviation aircraft in Europe.
Jul 12, 2015 - 6:19 AM
The agency seeks to clarify the current guidance.
Jul 10, 2015 - 12:21 PM
the FAA “intends to shut down DTC’s connections" that allow it to provide aviation weather briefings and file flight plans.
Jul 9, 2015 - 10:20 AM
The Baltic Air Charter Association and the UK Civil Aviation Authority held a joint seminar to discuss foreign carrier permits and illegal charters.
Jul 8, 2015 - 7:36 AM
The curent regulatory framework for life-limited aircraft parts has a proven safety records, say industry groups.
Flexjet Phenom 300 and Learjet 75
Jul 7, 2015 - 12:10 PM
IBT 1108 petitioned NMB on July 4 to determine whether Flight Options and sister company Flexjet “constitute ‘a single transportation system.’”
Jul 7, 2015 - 11:57 AM
The super-midsize Challenger 300 entered service in 2004, while the updated 350 was certified by the FAA, Transport Canada and EASA last year.
Simon Williams
Jul 7, 2015 - 11:15 AM
There are 460 aircraft active on the fleet.
Jul 2, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Chairman Shuster is expected to delay release of the FAA reauthorization bill until close to when House floor consideration is scheduled..
Jul 1, 2015 - 9:17 AM
EPA will hold a public hearing and review comments as it moves toward regulating GHG emissions from aircraft.