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.

Jun 11, 2015 - 10:01 AM
The FAA draft environmental assessment outlines plans to implement 109 new satellite procedures at more than 20 airports in Southern California.
Jun 10, 2015 - 10:10 AM
The OIG audit comes as Washington debates the future of the ATC system.
Jun 7, 2015 - 5:12 AM
The agency updated the guide that functions as the technical reference on IFR procedures used everywhere in the National Airspace System.
Jun 5, 2015 - 4:53 PM
Groups express concern about possible handing over of ATC decisions to private entity.
Jun 5, 2015 - 4:28 PM
East Hampton agreed to a further delay in enforcement of new restrictions at HTO after the District Court postponed a decision on the lawsuit.
Jun 5, 2015 - 10:59 AM
The Transportation Department watchdog begins audit as the FAA readies requirements for next contract bid for Future Flight Service Program.
Jun 3, 2015 - 10:44 AM
President Hochberg takes case for reauthorization to House and Senate this week.
Jun 2, 2015 - 8:05 AM
Implementation will save operators significant time and expense
Jun 1, 2015 - 11:30 AM
Should congestion build, arriving aircraft can expect ground delays or ground stops, in-trail restrictions and collaborative trajectory programs.
Jun 1, 2015 - 11:25 AM
The FAA alleges Air Methods operated the aircraft on four flights last October when a required torque check inspection was overdue.