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.
The agency is forming a new working group to address business and general aviation issues.
While most debate focuses on ATC reform, FAA reauthorization will tackle an array of issues.
ABAG and other industry associations resisted new appointments to the ANAC board based on political favors.
Brazil’s Senate has appointed a committee of specialists to propose an updated legal code governing the aviation sector in the country.
LABACE organizer insists the show will be strong despite Brazil’s economic troubles.
Show organizer ABAG has been working to satisfy exhibitors who previously complained about visitor quality and few business prospects.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta discussed an important new policy change at the EAA AirVenture Meet the Administrator forum on July 23.
The proposal would more than double the threshold for workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay.
The 12th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition is once again being held at São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport.
A general aviation working group suggests the ability to regularly change Mode S transponder codes and long term encryption ability.