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.

Nov 28, 2016 - 10:47 AM
AIA praised the finding, saying the U.S. Labor Department overstepped statutory authority.
Nov 23, 2016 - 8:24 AM
Shuster has held discussions with the president-elect on ATC reform and is reaching out to the transition team.
Nov 22, 2016 - 3:42 PM
Approval from Treasury Department comes as opponents to Iran nuclear deal urge restraint from Obama Administration
Nov 22, 2016 - 3:22 PM
NATA encourages the FAA's effort to encourage more certificate holder involvement with safety assurance systems.
Nov 22, 2016 - 10:18 AM
German investogators said the pilot-in-command decided to “conduct the VFR approach even though he was aware of prevailing [IMC in fog] at the airport."
Nov 21, 2016 - 10:53 AM
If any are cracked or are corroded, the remaining legs might not be able to support the engine under all load conditions, Transport Canada cautioned.
Nov 21, 2016 - 10:48 AM
The increase translates into a 441-pound payload increase and an additional 100 nm of range, up from an original ferry range of 431 nm.
AfBAA annual conference
Nov 21, 2016 - 8:57 AM
The African Business Aviation Association continues to grow its influence but faces many challenges if the industry is to meet its potential.
Defense One Summit discussion
Nov 18, 2016 - 1:52 PM
U.S. senator and war veteran Cotton is among names the president-elect was considering to head the Pentagon.
Nov 17, 2016 - 3:12 PM
Republican-led body again moves to undermine Obama administration's signature nuclear deal